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Bailey's Elementary School -- Cultural Pluarlism in the 1990s

Bailey's Elementary School and its community is an example of how issues of cultural pluralism may be addressed at the local level in the coming decade. It is a community I know, as resident and PTA president.

Bailey's Elementary School is located in the Bailey's Crossroads area of Fairfax County, Virginia. It is a public school with about 530 students from 43 countries speaking some 22 different languages. About 40 percent of the children speak Spanish as their mother tongue.

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