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Crowley, C. J. (2004). The ethics of assessment with culturally and linguistically diverse populations. The ASHA Leader, 9(5), 6-7.

English Language Arts Standards: College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Language (2014). Common Core State Standards Initiative from

Jacobson, P. F. & Cairns, H. S. (2008). Understanding the linguistic input of bilingual children: Implications for acquisition. Language, Speech and Hearing Services in the Schools, 39, 1-13.

Paradis, J. (2005). Grammatical Morphology in Children Learning English as a Second LanguageImplications of Similarities With Specific Language Impairment. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 36(3), 172-187.

Valenti, D. (2014). Socially Stigmatized Dialects. Teachers College Columbia University, Bilingual Extension Institute, New York, NY.

Wolfram, W., & Schilling-Estes, N. (2005). American English: dialects and variation (2nd ed.). Malden/Oxford: Blackwell.

Zentella, A. C. (1997). Growing up bilingual: Puerto Rican children in New York. Wiley-Blackwell.