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Sandra Stotsky is a nationally-known advocate of standards-based reform and strong academic standards and assessments for students and teachers. Her research ranges from the quality of state standards, teacher preparation programs, and teacher licensure tests to the strength of English curricula.

Her major publications include What’s at Stake in the K-12 Standards Wars: A Primer for Educational Policy Makers (Peter Lang, 2000) and Losing Our Language (Free Press, 1999, reprinted by Encounter Books, 2002). Her research and writing address many areas and disciplines in education.