The Impact of Structured English Immersion Policies: The Case of Arizona

8:15 - 11:15am

Back Bay Ballroom A

Presented at: American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2012 Conference

This colloquium provides analysis of Arizona’s educational language policy, which promotes English-only and restricts the use of community languages. It chronicles SEI as a program model for the instruction of ELs and demonstrates the implications of language policy implementation for classroom practice and children in schools.