Teaching the Whole Child: Language Immersion and Student Achievement

Indian Country Today

As Congress considers two bills to support Native American language immersion, including the Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act, it is time to take stock. What does research say about the impact of Native-language immersion on Native students’ academic achievement? We now have 30 years–more than a generation–of data on Native-language immersion in the U.S. and beyond...

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McCarty, Teresa L. "Teaching the Whole Child: Language Immersion and Student Achievement." Indian Country Today Media Network. September 1, 2014. Article. (https://ictnews.org/archive/teaching-the-whole-child-language-immersion-and-student-achievement, accessed February 12, 2024)

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