Editors' Introduction: Language Rights and Educational Access at the Crossroads, Past and Present

@article{Wiley2002EditorsIL,
  title={Editors' Introduction: Language Rights and Educational Access at the Crossroads, Past and Present},
  author={Terrence G. Wiley and T. Ricento},
  journal={Journal of Language, Identity & Education},
  year={2002},
  volume={1},
  pages={171 - 177}
}
Two significantly different perspectives on linguistic rights and educational equity are presented in this issue. First, Skutnabb-Kangas presents a pessimistic, contemporary assessment of the implementation of language rights in education. She asks, “Can a human rights ... approach to language planning and policy promote educational equity for diverse student populations?” (p. 179). Skutnabb-Kangas answers this question by assessing the extent to which various nations have ratified linguistic… Expand
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