The main goal of the New York State Association for Bilingual Education (NYSABE) is to ensure equitable access to all educational opportunities for English language learners (ELLs)/bilingual students in New York State. To this end, NYSABE affirms its commitment to Bilingual Early Childhood/Preschool programs for all ELLs/bilingual learners that underscore the academic, socio-emotional, and language needs of these students by building upon the rich linguistic and cultural experiences that they bring from their homes and communities.
Bilingual Education, New York State Association for
"Position Statement on Bilingual Education in Early Childhood/Preschool Programs,"
Journal of Multilingual Education Research: Vol. 7
, Article 3.
Available at: http://fordham.bepress.com/jmer/vol7/iss1/3