English teachers now required to speak english fluently

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    So people with heavy accents can't speak proper english?
     
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    According to the audit conducted by AZ officials and FEDERAL LAW...NO.
     
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    George W Bush would not be able to teach because he speaks with an accent.

    Nucular.

    And Palin.

    You betcha.
     
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    That's why he ran for President...there is no requirement to be a competent english speaker in the quals for that job....smart move.:lol:
     
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    Show me a federal law that says you cannot teach English if you have a heavy accent, or that you can't speak proper English if you have a heavy accent.
    Does this law also apply to people who are English teaching in this country?
     
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    Read the article I linked to..... NCLB clearly states this. It pertains to our public school teachers and applies to all 50 States...AZ has chosen to enforce it.
     
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    Is "flied lice" proper english for fried rice? Be honest now. Yes or no.
     
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    So if you have an accent you can't be fluent in english?
    Tell that to people who live in the south.
     
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    Read the article. If the policy is in place why is not being enforced and why are you whining now that it is being enforced?

    By the way? Simple fix, get the FED out of our schools, they have no Constitutional power to be there.
     
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