Language backgrounds and achievement in Toronto schools

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Board of Education for the city of Toronto, Research Dept.]1970. , [Toronto
Children of immigrants -- Education -- Ontario -- Toronto, English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign spe
Statement[by] C. A. Ramsey [and] E. N. Wright.
SeriesToronto Board of Education
ContributionsWright, E. N., 1932-
The Physical Object
Pagination36 leaves.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19739208M

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Ramsey, C. A.; Wright, E. This report identifies some of the relative advantages and disadvantages enjoyed by differing language groups in the Toronto school system. Eight groups of students were selected and studied in an attempt to determine whether cultural differences produce Cited by: 2.

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Readers will learn * The principles that Reviews: The Context of the Education Mandate in Canada Background. In latethe Ontario government, through its Ministry of Education, released its first mandated policy dedicated to the support of English language learners in Ontario's public schools.

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My library. Evidence of differential achievement for students from different ethnic backgrounds is not limited to the UK. In the USA, an ongoing representative sample DOI link for Underachievement in Schools. Underachievement in Schools book.

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It was started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia, in Background. The argument over how U.S. schools should educate non-English-speaking students is as old as the nation itself. The fact that many immigrant children were being taught in their native languages — including French, German, Dutch, and Swedish — was alarming to some 18th-century commentators, who feared a threat to political cohesion and the social order.