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ERIC Number: EJ860418
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Dec
Pages: 25
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0042-0972
Race, Power, and (In)equity within Two-Way Immersion Settings
Scanlan, Martin; Palmer, Deborah
Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, v41 n5 p391-415 Dec 2009
Two-way immersion schools provide a promising model for service delivery to students who are English language learners. With the goals of bilingualism, academic excellence, and cross cultural appreciation, these schools are designed to build bridges across linguistically heterogeneous student bodies. Yet while empirical evidence demonstrates that the two-way immersion model can be effective in these regards, we know little about how such schools address other dimensions of diversity, including race, ethnicity, class, and disability. This study contributes to filling this gap by critically analyzing these dimensions in the areas of recruitment and retention in two two-way immersion schools.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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