Also in Anthropology News, Susan Blum and Kathleen Riley offer a critical evaluation of programs designed to close the “language gap” between disadvantaged and middle-class children, recently discussed in major US media. Their article is “Selling the Language Gap: False Premises, False Promises”.

While you’re there, also see this month’s SLA column in Anthropology News, “Linguistic Anthropology in the Current Professional Market” by Steven P. Black.