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ERIC Number: EJ889830
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1061-1932
Home Language and Educational Attainments of Ethnic Minorities in Western China
Hong, Yanbi
Chinese Education and Society, v43 n1 p24-35 Jan-Feb 2010
This paper discusses effects of home language usage on minority student educational attainment in western China. Using survey data, the author finds that non-Chinese-speaking minority students are at a disadvantage in the transition to senior secondary schools. However, their transition to junior secondary schools is even more complicated. Rural non-Chinese-speaking minority students are at the greatest disadvantage, whereas non-Chinese-speaking minority students in the northwest benefit from a relatively complete bilingual education system there. (Contains 4 tables and 6 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China