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What does AAE stand for?

African-American English


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Samples in periodicals archive:
While the district's estimated 224,000 English-language learners are usually blamed for the district's low scores, the hidden truth is that students whose native language is English but who speak vernacular dialects at home -- such as African-American English, Chicano English, Hawaiian Pidgin English and American Indian language -- are, in fact, at the bottom.
of Regensburg, Germany, which places the origins of African-American English in the musical tradition of the blues.
Common dialectical variations found in our society are reviewed, including African-American English, Spanish, Asian-influenced English and Eastern, Southern Appalachian and Ozark English.
the daughter of a Chilean immigrant, and Ayres, a 27 -year-old Anglo-American counseling psychologist, had grown in just a few short weeks of Advent sessions where Latino parishioners taught Spanish to Anglo and African-American English speakers and vice versa.
Jesse Jackson, debating whether African-American English was a language and whether its use would hurt or help students learn English.
They also said African-American English is not a unique language and singling out African-American students for special instruction is racially divisive.
Boudreaux, after a meeting with African-American educators at her home, said she was not proposing that Los Angeles follow the Oakland school board's lead in formally declaring African-American English a separate language.
However, a day later amid a firestorm of controversy, Boudreaux modified her position and said African-American English is a dialect of English - not a separate language.

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