This is the most comprehensive, up-to-date volume on the state of bilingual education in the United States and, in particular, on effective curriculum and instructional approaches. Eugene Garcia, renowned authority, depicts the vast scope and complexity of the problem of educating English language learners. He sets forth a conceptual framework to guide educational policy and practice that reflects democratic ideals and values.
Eugene E. Garcia is Professor of Education and Dean of the College of Education and Vice-President for University School Partnerships at Arizona State. He is the author of Meeting the Challenge of Linguistic and Cultural Diversity in Early Childhood Education.