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Language minority education in the United States

Diane August

Language minority education in the United States

research, policy, and practice

by Diane August

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Published by C.C. Thomas in Springfield, Ill., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Education, Bilingual -- United States.,
    • Linguistic minorities -- Education -- United States.,
    • English language -- Study and teaching -- United States -- Bilingual method.,
    • Education, Bilingual -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Education and state -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Diane August, Eugene E. Garcia.
      ContributionsGarcía, Eugene E.. 1946-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC3731 .A92 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 142 p. ;
      Number of Pages142
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2032858M
      ISBN 100398054827
      LC Control Number88008588

      This book is intended as an introduction to bilingual education and bilingualism. Written from a cross-disciplinary perspective, the book covers a wide range of topics: individual and societal concepts in minority and majority languages; child-. Her most recent publication, Language Diversity: Problem or Resource?, coauthored with Sau‐ling Wong (Newbury House, ), presents a social and educational perspective of recent language minority groups in the United States. She recently returned from a Cited by:

      Improving schooling for language-minority children: a research agenda/Diane August and Kenji Hakuta, editors; Committee on Developing a Research Agenda on the Education of Limited-English-Proficient and Bilingual Students, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research. Cummins, J. (). “The Role of Primary Language Development in Promoting Educational Success for Language Minority Students.” In Schooling and Language Minority Students: A Theoretical Framework, edited by the California State Department of Education Office of Bilingual Bicultural Education. Los Angeles, Calif.: Evaluation, Dissemination.

      The Education of Language Minority Immigrants in the United States draws from quantitative and qualitative 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. Re-evaluating language shift. Linguistic markets and symbolic violence. Vive la France: the construction of la langue légitime. Legitimating and institutionalizing minority languages. Chapter 5: LANGUAGE, EDUCATION AND MINORITY RIGHTS. Educating for the majority. Educating for the minority. Minority group responses to language education.


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Japanese language education in the United States increased following the Japanese post-war economic miracle. Language Minority Students in American Schools: An Education in English places this debate and related issues of teaching standard English to speakers of nonstandard dialects, such as black English, within the larger context of language acquisition theory and current methods of language by: 7.

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The education of children from disadvantaged groups has been frequently a topic of political debate. The current English-Only movement, which advocates that English be the official and only language used in the United States, dramatically influences the life of language minority children, their families, and educators working with : Mei-Yu Lu.

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