Scholars Speak Out

Each month JoLLE publishes an op-ed essay on our Scholars Speak Out feature of the site. These pieces are meant to highlight different (typically current) concerns and/or interests in the field from a variety of voices including teacher educators, teachers, students, and researchers. For more information or to submit a piece to be considered for SSO, contact our managing editor at

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Archive of Scholars Speak Out


The views expressed on this website and contained within featured documents are solely those of the author(s) and artist(s) and do not reflect the views of the Department of Language & Literacy Education, The College of Education, or The University of Georgia.

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