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Restrictive Language Policy in Practice : English Learners in Arizona (Hardcover) (Amy J. Heineke)

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As the most restrictive language policy context in the United States, Arizona’s monolingual and prescriptive approach to teaching English learners continues to capture international attention. More than five school years after initial implementation, this study uses qualitative data from the individuals doing the policy work to provide a holistic picture of the complexities and intricacies of Arizona’s language policy in practice. Drawing on the varied perspectives of teachers, leaders, administrators, teacher educators, lawmakers and community activists, the book examines the lived experiences of those involved in Arizona’s language policy on a daily basis, highlighting the importance of local perspectives and experiences as well as the need to prepare and professionalize teachers of English learners.

Number of Pages: 226
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines, Education, Foreign Language Study
Series Title: Bilingual Education & Bilingualism
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Multilingual Matters Ltd
Author: Amy J. Heineke
Language: English
Street Date: November 1, 2016
TCIN: 51714368
UPC: 9781783096411
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-1745
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