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

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Educational Administration Quarterly

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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.


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