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The United States is a place known for its cultural and linguistic diversity There is no question that each cultural group is growing in size One population that is fast growing is the Latino population According to the 2010 Census 3087 million people resided in the United Stateswere of Hispanic or Latino Origin The Hispanic population increased by 43 that is four times the total in the entire population Has the population of Latinos continues to grow so do issues and efforts to increase the support of this population A current concern is dealing with the Latino children with education Latinos families greatly emphasize education and try to incorporate it as early as possible Hispanic and Latino families almost universally support preschool and believe that access too preschool provides an advantage to children when they start kindergarten Barona 2000 pg282 Although this mentions concern with the Latinos families it can also be related to other cultural backgroundsFurthermore the most pressing issue in clinical and educational settings is how to address the language needs of English learners and in particular from Spanish-speaking backgrounds Gutierrez-Clellen 2002 A majority of these young children have only been expose to Spanish and has they enter preschool they are faced with a new language which can be challenging to them There are also those young children who have been exposed to more than one language in their households Education Statistics 2003 indicated that there was an increase of individuals who reported speaking a language other than English at home from 63 million in 1979 to 137 million in 1999 as cited by Nahari Martines Marquez 2007 When these children enter school problems occur and children are thought to have language development problems cognitive delays behavioral disorders etc In other words these children are often overrepresented with academic and behavioral delays In order for these young children to receive any type of services they
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