Bilinguality of Home and School in Iran: Conditions and Consequences as Showcased in Pirls*

  • Mansoor A. Hameedy
  • Published 2004

Abstract

Iran is home to many cultural/linguistic groups speaking Arabic, Turkish, Kurdish, and Urdu among others. Yet the official language for school instruction is Farsi, the language of the majority group, creating a problem of bilinguality of home and school for millions of non-Farsi speaking children. The grade retention rates among these populations are… (More)

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