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Document Number: 9728

Early Educational Opportunities for Children of Hispanic Origins - This brief reviews the literature on effective early education programs for young Latino children -- the largest and fastest growing racial minority group in the U.S concluding that dual-language programs are more effective than monolingual programs. Policy recommendations are offered for the federal, state, and local levels, aimed at better serving Latino children. (Eugene Garcia and Bryant Jensen, Society for Research in Child Development, 2009)...


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