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Mispronouncing Student’s Name Now a ‘Microaggression’
Breitbart ^ | September 22, 2016 | Susan Berry

Posted on 9/23/2016, 12:26:20 PM by C19fan

A campaign initiated by the National Association for Bilingual Education and the Santa Clara County Office of Education says a teacher who mispronounces a student’s name is causing a negative emotional state that can lead to poor academic success. The campaign, titled “My Name, My Identity: A Declaration of Self,” says on its website, “Did you know that mispronouncing a student’s name negates the identity of the student? This can lead to anxiety and resentment which, in turn, can hinder academic progress.”

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