Marguerite Lukes is Director of Research at Internationals Network for Public Schools and an affiliated faculty member at New York University. Her work examines how language policies in educational institutions, both formal and informal, serve as facilitators or barriers to access, inclusion, integration and equitable outcomes. Of particular interest in her work has been how immigrant-receiver nations address broad misconceptions about language learning and multilingualism in their public school systems as they seek to integrate immigrants, guest workers and their children, refugees and unaccompanied minors, and the role of native language literacy in second language acquisition. She works across research, policy and practice in the US, Europe, Mexico Central and South America.


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