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Kate Menken is Professor of Linguistics at Queens College of the City University of New York (CUNY), and a Research Fellow at the Research Institute for the Study of Language in an Urban Society of the CUNY Graduate Center. She is Co-Editor in Chief of the journal Language Policy with Miguel Pérez-Milans. Her research interests include language education policies, bilingual education, translanguaging, and public schooling for emergent bilinguals in the U.S. (especially New York City). Her books are English Learners Left Behind: Standardized Testing as Language Policy (Multilingual Matters, 2008); Negotiating Language Policies in Schools: Educators as Policymakers (with Ofelia García, Routledge, 2010); Common Core, Bilingual and English Language Learners: A Resource for Educators (with Guadalupe Valdés and Mariana Castro, Caslon, 2015), and a book edited by the entire CUNY-NYSIEB team entitled Translanguaging and Transformative Teaching for Emergent Bilingual Students: Lessons from the CUNY-NYSIEB Project (CUNY-NYSIEB, Routledge, 2020).

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