Published Online: August 23, 2011
Published in Print: August 24, 2011, as Gates Joins Stanford ELL Project

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Gates Joins Stanford ELL Project

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged $1 million to a Stanford University-led effort to develop English-language-proficiency resources for states' common-core academic standards. The project, launched last month with $1 million from the Carnegie Foundation of New York, aims to create a framework of the English-language demands in the common-core standards for math and English/language arts, and for the National Research Council's next-generation science standards.

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