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How students from non-English-speaking backgrounds learn to read and write in different ways

An interesting article written by Sally Baker & Georgina Ramsay, both of the University of Newcastle, on The Conversation.

Peter Dutton, the minister for immigration and border protection, made headlines recently after claiming that many refugees are illiterate.

Not only is this statement a misleading appropriation of statistics, it fails to address the complex issues of why students — and not just those from refugee backgrounds — may struggle with reading and writing.

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