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Ebonics and Linguistic Science: Clarifying the Issues


The Oakland Unified School District Board of Education approved a policy affirming Standard American English development for all students. The policy mandates that effective instructional strategies must be utilized in order to ensure that every child has the opportunity to achieve English language proficiency. Language development for African American students will be enhanced with the recognition and understanding of the language structures unique to African American students.


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Added: Feb 04 2004
Category: Language Articles: Linguistics: Ebonics

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