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National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Developing a Research Agenda on the Education of Limited-English-Proficient and Bilingual Students.
Improving schooling for language-minority children: a research agenda/Diane August and Kenji Hakuta, editors; Committee on Developing a Research Agenda on the Education of Limited-English-Proficient and Bilingual Students, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council, Institute of Medicine.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Linguistic minoritiesEducationUnited States. 2. Education, BilingualUnited States. 3. English languageStudy and teaching United StatesBilingual method. 4. Linguistic minorities EducationUnited StatesEvaluation. I. August, Diane. II. Hakuta, Kenji. III. Title.
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