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10 Issues that Fuel the Bilingual Education Debate

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8. Transferability of Skills

Supporters: Evidence shows that a student's reading ability is what’s really important. Solid reading abilities is a skill that transfers to different languages, no matter how many languages are learned.

Detractors: Just because a student reads well in one language doesn't mean that they'll be able to read well in another language that they've learned.