Title

¡Vamos! How School Leaders Promote Equity and Excellence for Bilingual Students

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-2012

Source Publication

Educational Administration Quarterly

Source ISSN

0013-161X

Abstract

Background: Focusing on culturally and linguistically diverse students, this article presents a narrative synthesis of empirical evidence guiding school leaders to promote educational equity and excellence.

Research Design: This study employs a tripartite theoretical model that emphasizes cultivating language proficiency, providing access to high-quality curriculum, and promoting sociocultural integration. Using this as an organizing framework, the article presents a review of 79 empirical articles published from 2000 to 2010.

Findings: The article explains how school leaders can use research literature to craft effective and integrated service delivery for their culturally and linguistically diverse students.

Comments

Educational Administration Quarterly, Vol. 48, No. 4 (October 2012): 583-625. DOI.