by Virginia P. Collier and Wayne P. Thomas
This book should be read by anyone who is making decisions regarding the design, implementation, and assessment of education programming for English learners!
This book makes the case for dual language education to become the standard for all schools. Written for new and veteran implementers, it provides hope, rationale, guidance, and the tools to transform education to 21st century standards.
This book illuminates a powerful idea, with strong theoretical and research underpinnings, as presented by school leaders who are working in the real world of U.S. schools. If you are interested in experiencing the benefits of dual language schooling for your community, you need to read this book and learn what these very accomplished dual language administrators have to say.
Professors Wayne Thomas and Virginia Collier are internationally known for their research on long-term school effectiveness for linguistically and culturally diverse students.