BILINGUAL MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION. Kathee M. Christensen Northern Illinois University April, 2004. Linguistic Diversity in the U.S. More than 325 languages used at home 175 American Indian languages Over 6 million children ages 5-17 speak languages other than English at home.
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Kathee M. Christensen
Northern Illinois University
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American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
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