International Perspectives on Bilingual Education

International Perspectives on Bilingual Education

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A volume in International Perspectives on Educational Policy, Research, and Practice Series Editor: Kathryn M. Borman, University of South Florida This book is a defense of linguistic pluralism and language policies and practices in education that sustain that ideal. Educational meanings and models are influenced by different populations and different social and historical contexts. International comparisons can shed interesting light on the issues. Therefore, the purpose of the book is to provide scholars an international comparative understanding of language policy, its relation to educational practice, and current debates within the field. The book is divided into three sections dealing with the general topical areas of policy, practice, and controversy. This book will be of interest to policy-makers, scholars, and graduate students in the areas of bilingual education, language policy, and sociolinguistics.To examine this relationship, correlation coefficients were calculated for reading and writing for each cohort group in the project. Results are ... The chart below illustrates this trajectory for 2008 for grades 1-5. ... We used theTDL and DRAanbsp;...

Title:International Perspectives on Bilingual Education
Author:John E. Petrovic
Publisher:IAP - 2010


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