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ERIC Number: EJ251143
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1980
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The Myth of Static Maintenance in Bilingual Education.
Otheguy, Ricardo; Otto, Ruth
Modern Language Journal, v64 n3 p350-56 Fall 1980
Discusses controversy between transitional versus maintenance bilingual education programs in Spanish. Claims policy of static maintenance cannot find support in a view of linguistic competence that considers language development to be complete by adolescence and the same among individuals. Suggests developing students' home language or abandoning it altogether. (Author/BK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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