Language Policy Special Issue 7(3) NCLB

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Language Policy
Special Issue: Volume 7 | Issue 3

No Child Left Behind and U.S. Language Education Policy

Guest Editor: Kate Menken
Editor: Elana Shohamy

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Table of Contents:
- Editorial 7.3: Introduction to the thematic issue
Author(s) Kate Menken
- NCLB and California's English language learners: The perfect storm
Author(s) Patricia Gándara, Gabriel Baca Original Paper

- A bilingual education for a monolingual test? The pressure to prepare for
TAKS and its influence on choices for language of instruction in Texas
elementary bilingual classrooms
Author(s) Deborah Palmer, Anissa Wicktor Lynch
Original Paper

- High-stakes math tests: How No Child Left Behind leaves newcomer English
language learners behind
Author(s) Wayne E. Wright, Xiaoshi Li
Original Paper 

- Marginalizing English as a second language teacher expertise: The
exclusionary consequence of No Child Left Behind
Author(s) Candace A. Harper, Ester J. Jong, Elizabeth J. Platt
Original Paper 

- Charlene Rivera and Eric Collum (eds): State Assessment Policy and
Practice for English Language Learners: A National Perspective
Author(s) Sean P. McGrew
Book Review 

- Guadalupe Valdés, Joshua A. Fishman, Rebecca Chávez, and William Pérez:
Developing Minority Language Resources: The Case of Spanish in California
Author(s) Jeffrey Bale
Book Review 

- Ofelia García, Tove Skutnabb-Kangas, and María Torres-Guzmán (eds):
Imagining Multilingual Schools: Languages in Education and Glocalization
(Linguistic Diversity and Language Rights)
Author(s) Rebecca Freeman Field
Book Review 

- Sonia Nieto and Patty Bode: Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical
Context of Multicultural Education (5th ed.)
Author(s) Tatyana Kleyn
Book Review 

- Margo Gottlieb and Diep Nguyen, Assessment and Accountability in Language
Education Programs
Author(s) F. Scott Walters
Book Review 

- Carole Edelsky: With Literacy and Justice for All: Rethinking the Social
in Language and Education, 3rd edn.
Author(s) Amy Schwartz
Book Review  

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