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Friday, June 16 • 10:45am - 11:15am
Disturbing the Peace: Home Language Surveys and the Construction of Home as a Site of Linguistic Danger

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California's English Learner classification policies were designed to enhance students' civil rights and access to educational opportunity. I argue, however, that the use of the Home Language Survey to determine initial English fluency enables a dynamic of coloniality that renders students' homes as sites of linguistic suspicion.


Funie Hsu

San Jose State University

Friday June 16, 2017 10:45am - 11:15am
Pago Pago Room