Articles Wanted for Texas Association for Bilingual Education

Posted by on February 3, 2006

The TABE (Texas Association for Bilingual Education) Journal, a peer-reviewed publication, is distributed by TABE for the purpose of improving practice and advancing the knowledge base in bilingual education. The Journal seeks articles that examine policies, theoretical constructs, cultural issues or practices impacting bilingual teaching and learning. Review of books and other media and descriptions of successful classroom practices will also be considered. The TABE Journal will publish articles written in either English or Spanish. The Editorial Board will consider clarity of presentation and timeliness of the content in judging the quality of the manuscripts.


This issue invites researchers and practitioners to submit articles and essays on bilingual education in Texas with a special focus on data-driven decision-making in bilingual education. Qualitative and quantitative studies that can contribute to the growing knowledge base on bilingual education models and best practices are especially welcome. Other issues to be addressed include assessment and evaluation, social justice concerns, and the challenges of bilingual education in the context of high stakes accountability.

Who Should Submit

Higher education faculty, graduate students and staff with experience planning/designing/implementing and conducting research on bilingual education programs; K-12 teachers and administrators with bilingual education knowledge and experience.

Procedure, Requirements, Deadlines and Editing Policy

Manuscripts are to be submitted electronically as a Word Document. Send e-mail attachment, MS-Word-doc-file type, to with copy to and We do not accept zipped or compressed files. To ensure reviews are "blind," the author(s) must include a separate MS-Word-doc-file with name(s), address, telephone number, E-mail address and institutional affiliation. E-mail will be our way to communicate with you. It is further requested that a brief abstract of no more than 150 words describing the essence of the article be included.

Manuscripts are due by February 15, 2006. Early submission is encouraged; it facilitates the journal’s double-blind-peer reviewed process and provides longer time for revision.

Format and Style Requirements

Authors should follow APA (5th edition) guidelines for citations and references. Manuscripts accepted for the publication are subject to editing. Manuscripts should be between 15-25 pages, double-spaced, standard 12" font, one-inch margins. It is the author’s responsibility to ensure that any stylist and grammatical errors are corrected prior to publication.

Papers accepted for publication in TABE Journal become the copyright of the Texas Association for Bilingual Education. Manuscripts will be accepted with the understanding that they are the originals and not, in any way, in breach of copyright.

Manuscripts for possible publication in the TABE Journal should be sent to:

TABE Editors: and
with copy to

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