Navigating Challenges in Multilingual Education: Ensuring Equitable Learning for Diverse Students


  • Sang Hwang West Texas A&M University
  • Janet Hindman West Texas A&M University
  • Elaina Robinson West Texas A&M University
  • Karime Cervantes



multilingual students, challenges, practical strategies, equity


Addressing critical issues in multilingual education requires tackling various challenges to ensure effective learning experiences for students who speak multiple languages. These challenges include planning for linguistic diversity, equitable access to resources, teacher training, inclusive pedagogies, family engagement, and sufficient funding. The article focuses on difficulties faced by multilingual students, providing practical strategies to support their academic growth. The study involved 55 multilingual students in Texas, predominantly refugee children speaking 38 languages on campus. The study highlights the importance of recognizing the children’s unique needs and implementing effective strategies for improved educational outcomes and successful transitions to higher grades.


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How to Cite

Hwang, S., Hindman, J., Robinson , E., & Cervantes, K. (2023). Navigating Challenges in Multilingual Education: Ensuring Equitable Learning for Diverse Students. Texas Educator Preparation, 7(2), 63–72.