Fall Symposium: Language Policy and the Latino Educational Crisis

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at gmail.com
Sat Sep 27 14:29:27 UTC 2008

Fall Symposium: Language Policy and the Latino Educational Crisis

New York University School of Law

Furman Hall, Room 210

Thursday, October 16, 4:00-6:30 p.m.


Professor Regina Cortina, Teachers College

Prof. Carola Suarez-Orozco, NYU Steinhardt: "The Latino Educational
Crisis: A Call to Action"
Rosemary Salomone, St. John's Law School: "Smaller Victories: What
Remains of Lau's Promise of a 'Meaningful' Education"
David Hinojosa, MALDEF: "Protecting the Rights of ELL Children in the
Courts: United States and GI Forum/LULAC v. Texas"
Kate Menken, CUNY: "The Covert Attack on Bilingual Education, NCLB
Style: Testing as de facto Language Policy"

Cristina Rodríguez, NYU School of Law: The Intersection of Language
Education and the Legal System

Faculty coordinators for 2008-2009 for the Working Group on Latin
American Migration*

New York University
- Professor Cristina Rodríguez, NYU School of Law
- Professir Carola Suárez-Orozco, Steinhardt School of Culture,
Education and Human Development
Columbia University
- Professor Regina Cortina, Teachers College

For further information and to RSVP, please contact Nicolas Stahelin
at nts2106 at columbia.edu.

*Sponsored by the Institute of Latin American Studies, Columbia
University, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at New
York University and Teachers College, Columbia University.


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