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From Arlandria to Chirilagua: English-Learners and the Catch-22 Education State

Douglas S. Reed

in Building the Federal Schoolhouse: Localism and the American Education State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199838486
eISBN:
9780199384303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838486.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the relationship between federal policies for English-learners and the difficult local political status of immigrants. The weak support structures for English-learners resulted ... More


Learner autonomy, the European Language Portfolio and teacher development

David Little

in Maintaining Control: Autonomy and Language Learning

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099234
eISBN:
9789882207165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099234.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses learner autonomy and the contribution that the European Language Portfolio (ELP) can make to learner and teacher development in language learning contexts where learner ... More


Meeting the Needs of Language Minorities

Patricia Gándara

in Closing the Opportunity Gap: What America Must Do to Give Every Child an Even Chance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982981
eISBN:
9780199346219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982981.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter explores the tremendous consequences of the undereducation of students with a first language other than English. It is not likely, Patricia Gándara explains, that the United Stateswill ... More


Latinos, Language, and Segregation Options for a More Integrated Future

Patricia Gándara

in Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg.20
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The rapid growth of the Latino population in the United States brings particular urgency to the problem of increasing school segregation. An analysis of the hypersegregation of Hispanic students, and ... More


Building the Federal Schoolhouse: Localism and the American Education State

Douglas S. Reed

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199838486
eISBN:
9780199384303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838486.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The federal government’s role in public education over the past fifty years has dramatically changed the notion of localism in American schools. Seeking to construct the federal schoolhouse—an ... More


Curriculum-Based Measurement and English Language Learners: District-Wide Academic Norms for Special Education Eligibility

Steven L. Robinson, Margaret J. Robinson, and Lionel A. Blatchley

in A Measure of Success: The Influence of Curriculum-Based Measurement on Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679706
eISBN:
9781452947631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679706.003.0016
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter focuses on the use of Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM) for making special education eligibility decisions for English Language Learners (ELLs) in Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS), a ... More


Jun-Ho: Emigration, on Balance

Sumie Okazaki and Nancy Abelmann

in Korean American Families in Immigrant America: How Teens and Parents Navigate Race

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479804207
eISBN:
9781479834853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804207.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter features the Hyun family, the most recently immigrated family, who had arrived in the United States only two years prior to our meeting. Although the parents had decided to emigrate to ... More


Clerks, Translators, and the Languages of Bureaucracy

Liora R. Halperin

in Babel in Zion: Jews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300197488
eISBN:
9780300210200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197488.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter reviews the status of Hebrew in Palestine under British rule. It specifically tries to recover the foundational narrative of English learners, aspirants, Jewish clerks, and translators ... More


Spanish Language and Education in the Midwest

Kim Potowski

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores Spanish language use, maintenance, and education in the Midwest. It surveys various studies of intergenerational language loss, Spanish language dialects, and inter-Latino ... More


Writing Development of Spanish-English Bilingual Students with Language Learning Disabilities: New Directions in Constructing Individual Profiles

Robin L. Danzak and Elaine R. Silliman

in Writing Development in Children with Hearing Loss, Dyslexia, or Oral Language Problems: Implications for Assessment and Instruction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199827282
eISBN:
9780190231781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827282.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter addresses Spanish-speaking, English Language Learners (ELLs) in the United States (U.S.) who are sequential bilinguals; that is, English is acquired as a second language at school. The ... More


Specific Learning Disorder

James C. Raines

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health: Addressing DSM-5 Disorders in Schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190886578
eISBN:
9780190943851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886578.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

Students with specific learning disorder (SLD) account for 35% of all students receiving special education services. In the DSM-5, SLD combines four previous diagnoses into one. The Individuals with ... More


Understanding the Learners: Identities in Inclusive Classrooms

Colleen M. Conway

in Teaching Music in Higher Education

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190945305
eISBN:
9780190945343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945305.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Chapter 5 begins with a discussion of the notion of emerging adulthood and provides examples of ways that music students display this development including through identity exploration, instability, ... More


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