Restructuring Schools for Linguistic Diversity: Linking Decision Making to Effective Programs
The linguistically diverse population is the fastest growing segment of the student population. Educators are beginning to realize that a "models" approach to designing programmes for linguistically diverse students does not work, whereas a decision-making approach accommodates the variety of needs presented by these students. This volume offers the integration of the knowledge regarding English as a second language and bilingual instruction across the curriculum, presented with a process for incorporating them into a complete programme that lies precisely within the goals and realities of schools. It should prove useful to professors and graduate students of educational administration, teacher education, students of bilingual and ESL courses, inservice practitioners, curriculum developers, policy makers, and professionals in bilingual administration.
Miramontes, O.B., Nadeau, A. & Commins, N.L. Restructuring Schools for Linguistic Diversity: Linking Decision Making to Effective Programs. New York: Teachers College Press.