Common Core and ELL. BIRE Meeting May 17, 2012. Background. Council long supporter of the Common Core State Standards Council member feedback during and since development to writers, assessment consortia, and others engaged in the work Lead district support
May 17, 2012
6) Drawing on the speaking and listening standards, noted the vibrant role of conversation between students in developing literacy.
8) More clearly articulated the central importance of the foundational skills in K-2 and the need for systematic attention to the foundations of reading.