2006 Press Releases

TESOL Outlines Preliminary Recommendations for ESEA Reauthorization (November 2006; 93 KB PDF) 
At its recent meeting, the Board of Directors of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), approved the association’s preliminary recommendations for the upcoming reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), otherwise known as the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.

TESOL Issues Statement on the Diversity of English Language Learners (November 2006; 83 KB PDF) 
At its recent meeting, the Board of Directors of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), approved the association’s position on the diversity of English language learners in the United States. With the immigration trends and demographic shifts of the past 15 years, the population of English language learners in the United States is more diverse than ever, and this diversity has significant implications upon both teaching and policy.

TESOL Addresses Issues of Immigration Reform (July 2006; PDF)
At its recent meeting, the Board of Directors of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), approved the association’s position on comprehensive immigration reform in the United States.

TESOL Outlines Principles for ESEA Reauthorization (July 2006: PDF)
t its recent meeting, the Board of Directors of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), approved the association’s principles for the upcoming reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, otherwise known as the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.

TESOL Speaks Out for Adolescent English Language Learners (April 2006; PDF)
At its recent meeting, the Board of Directors of TESOL approved the association’s position on adolescent English language learners in adult ESL programs in the United States.

TESOL Opposes Discrimination Against Nonnative English Speakers in Hiring in the field of TESOL (April 2006; PDF) 
At its recent meeting, the Board of Directors of TESOL approved the association’s position against discrimination of nonnative speakers of English in the field of TESOL.