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- Temple University Press 2001; US$ 27.95
"High school was like a penance imposed for some unknown sin. Everything I ever learned that was important was learned outside of school. So I never thought to associate schools with learning." (Amy, UMass Boston student) Today's diverse and financially burdened students enter higher education eager to succeed at institutions originally... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2008; US$ 79.95
A collection of 18 essays addressing the policy and politics of educating English language learners. It includes subjects such as demographic change and its educational implications, American responses to language diversity, public controversies over bilingual education, and high-stakes testing and its impact on English language learners. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 90.00
This volume is the first to comprehensively examine Chinese's affirmative action policies in the critical area of minority education, the most important conduit to employment and economic success in the PRC after the economic reforms begun in the late 1970s. more...
- Guilford Publications 2005; US$ 41.00
This is the first book to present a practical, problem-solving approach and hands-on tools and techniques for assessing English-language learners and culturally diverse students in K-12 settings. It meets a crucial need among practitioners and special educators working in today's schools. Provided are research-based, step-by-step procedures for conducting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 125.00
This book describes the development process and dynamics of change in the course of implementing a two-way bilingual immersion education program in two school communities. The focus is on the language and literacy learning of elementary-school students and on how it is influenced by parents, teachers, and policymakers. Pérez provides rich, highly detailed... more...
- Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 39.99
- Multilingual Matters 2003; US$ 54.95
This text contains case studies relating the experience of bilingual children in various settings in New Zealand primary schools. The contexts include a Maori immersion school, a Samoan bilingual unit, and mainstream classrooms which cater for immigrant and deaf children. more...