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Hamann, E.T. (2012). Teacher Education and Supporting Immigrant Students in the Standards-Based Education Era. Teacher Education & Practice 25(4): 559-561.
This commentary reflects on pre-service and in-service teachers' sense that teaching to standards and being responsive to immigrant newcomers are, if not incompatible, unlikely to be reconciled by peers or administration. It highlights that away from classroom leaders (e.g., superintendents) are positioned to challenge this unnecessary dichotomy in the interest of educational equity and success.