The Education Of Language Minority Immigrants In The ↠ eBook

The Education of Language Minority Immigrants in the United States draws from uantitative and ualitative research methodologies to inform educational policy and practice It is based on cutting edge research and policy analyses from a number of well known experts on immigrant language minority education in the USA The collection includes contributions on the acuisition of English language shift the maintenance of heritage languages prospects for long term educational achievement how family background economic status and gender and identity influence academic adjustment and achievement challenges for appropriate language testing and placement and examples of advocacy action research It concludes with a thoughtful commentary aimed at broadening our understanding of the need to provide uality immigrant language minority education within the context of globalization This collection will be of value to students and researchers interested in promoting educational euity and achievement for immigrant language minority students