The Atlantic

Letter: Bilingual Education Should Be Available to All Children

A reader argues that a more desirable workforce—and a more equitable society—hangs in the balance.
Source: Edgard Garrido / Reuters

The Intrusion of White Families Into Bilingual Schools

In December, Conor Williams asked whether the growing demand for multilingual early-childhood programs might push out the students these programs were designed to serve.


Conor Williams’s insightful piece on dual-language learning, “The Intrusion of over the last decade, for example, were thrown at bilingual education, we could make multilingualism an integral part of our education system and correct most of the current inequities.

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from The Atlantic

The Atlantic3 min read
The Books Briefing: Trapped in a World That Uber Built
The seeds that could grow into the dystopias of tomorrow are being planted right now. Your weekly guide to the best in books.
The Atlantic8 min read
The Intelligence Fallout From Trump’s Withdrawal in Syria
The chaotic withdrawal from Syria will severely weaken U.S. efforts in the country—and could also be a boost for Russia and Iran.
The Atlantic5 min read
A Strange New Culprit Behind Eating Disorders
Common infections such as strep throat might have a mysterious link to anorexia and bulimia.