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Regional Educational Laboratory Program

Registering Students from Language Backgrounds Other Than English

This report seeks to alert administrators, school staff, and database managers to variations in the naming systems of other cultures; to help these groups accommodate other cultures and identify students consistently in school databases; and to provide knowledge of other cultures' naming conventions and forms of address to assist in interacting with students and their family members.
Publication Type:
Issues & Answers
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Publication Date:
August 2007