The Fifth Edition ofThe Foundations of Dual Language Instruction is a practical text that examines the basic social, political, historical and educational foundations of education for English language learners. What's New to the Fifth Edition? In Your Classroomfeature ties theory to practice and provides suggestions for readers to use in their K-12 classrooms. New organization of chaptersfacilitates flow of content and key concepts. The book now has 12 manageable chapters. Up-to-date annotated list of readings,enables all studentsincluding pre-service teachers, graduate students, and working professionalsto explore areas of interest in depth. Includesupdated information on the impact of No Child Left Behindon instruction of second language learners. What are Reviewers Saying aboutThe Foundations of Dual Language Instruction? "I found this text concise, easy-to-read, and well-organized." -Solange A. Lopes-Murphy,JamesMadison University "I feel that the topics and the sequence in which they are presented is its greatest strength. Also, it is a great first-text for introductory level students." -Evangelina B. Jones,San DiegoState University "The strength of the book is accessibility and ease of reading. The topics and issues are well-presented, and lay people, as well as professional educators, can follow with ease the discussions and presentation of material." -Juan Necochea,CaliforniaState University-San Marcos About the Author Judith Lessow-Hurley is a professor in the Elementary Education Department at San Jose State University. Her areas of expertise are bilingual and multicultural education. She works primarily with pre-service teachers, most of whom teach significant numbers of English language learners. She is also the author ofMeeting the Needs of Second Language Learners(ASCD, 2002).Lessow-Hurley, Judith is the author of 'Foundations of Dual Language Instruction', published 2008 under ISBN 9780205593279 and ISBN 0205593275.