Static Structures, Changing Demographics: Educating Teachers for Shifting Populations in Stable Schools

Portes, Pedro R.; Smagorinsky, Peter
April 2010
English Education;Apr2010, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p236
Academic Journal
The article examines the degree to which the needs of learners exhibiting difference are being accommodated by stable schools and authoritarian instruction, with particular focus to English Language Learners (ELLs) in a Southern setting. It offers insights on school reform and the education of English language learners. The problems facing school children in Georgia are discussed, as well as the consequences of segregating ELLs.


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