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One Nation, Many Languages

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While many native-born Indian students already know English when they emigrate to the United States, many others, particularly those from the region of Punjab, do not. In Fremont, Calif., more than half the 538 Indian students with limited proficiency in English identified Punjabi as their home language.

One Nation, Many Languages

SOURCE: Fremont Unified School District.

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