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ERIC Number: EJ591255
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0271-8294
The Ebonics Controversy: An Educational and Clinical Dilemma.
Seymour, Harry N.; Abdulkarim, Lamya; Johnson, Valerie
Topics in Language Disorders, v19 n4 p66-77 Aug 1999
Examines the reasons and myths surrounding the Ebonics controversy, which concerns the use of the English dialect spoken by many African-American children in Oakland, California, schools as a strategy for teaching Standard American English. Implications for diagnosing and educating special-education students whose primary dialect is Ebonics are drawn. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California (Oakland)