Contents: J. Cummins, Foreword. R.D. González, Introduction. Part I:Update. D. Waggoner, The Demographics of Diversity in the United States. J. Crawford, Proposition 227: A New Phase of the English Only Movement. C. Schmid, The Politics of English Only in the United States: Historical, Social, and Legal Aspects. Part II:Research and Politics. E.E. García, Treating Linguistic and Cultural Diversity as a Resource: The Research Response to the Challenges Inherent in the Improving America's Schools Act and California's Proposition 227. T. Scovel, "The Younger, the Better" Myth and Bilingual Education. S.D. Krashen, Bilingual Education: The Debate Continues. Part III:Politics, Economy, and the Classroom. E.L. Judd, English Only and ESL Instruction: Will It Make a Difference? E.R. Auerbach, When Pedagogy Meets Politics: Challenging English Only in Adult Education. A. Gonzalez, Which English Skills Matter to Immigrants? The Acquisition and Value of Four English Skills. Part IV:What Difference Does Difference Make? R. Lippi-Green, That's Not My Language: The Struggle to (Re)Define African American English. F.R. Aparicio, Of Spanish Dispossessed. G.Y. Okawa, From "Bad Attitudes" To(ward) Linguistic Pluralism: Developing Reflective Language Policy Among Preservice Teachers. V. Cliett, Between the Lines: Reconciling Diversity and Standard English. L.R. Connal, Transcultural Rhetorics for Cultural Survival. V. Villanueva, Afterword: On English Only.