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ERIC Number: EJ607046
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-1523-5882
Te Wharekura o Rakaumangamanga: The Development of an Indigenous Language Immersion School.
Harrison, Barbara
Bilingual Research Journal, v22 n2-4 p297-316 Spr-Fall 1998
Describes development since 1985 of a Maori immersion school for children aged 5-17. Provides background on Maori and New Zealand history, the Waikato tribe and the community, indigenous language revitalization efforts, and national school restructuring that facilitated Maori immersion programs. Discusses the school's educational practices, school-community relations, student performance and academic persistence, and teacher training. (Contains 30 references.) (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: New Zealand