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National linguistic minorities: Bilingual basic education in Slovenia

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    Self-managing common interest associations are social organizations formed by all interested persons who, in accordance with the constitution and statute, agree on programmes, activities, a financing system and other conditions for action. These organizations, which take the place of governmental and administrative institutions and cover a wider field, have every means at their disposal for finding a positive solution to the problems they have to tackle.

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    Established by the ‘Memorandum of Understanding Between the Governments of Italy, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the United States of America and Yugoslavia Regarding the Free Territory of Trieste’, signed in London, on 5 October 1954.

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    Slovenski Poročevalec, the daily newspaper, 3 October 1958, p. 1.

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    The complete collection of research material comprises over 1,000 pages.

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    The nationalper capita income in 1970 was US$498 in the Commune of Lendava and US$512 in that of Murska Sobota, while the average nationalper capita income of Slovenia in the same year was US$1,064.

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    In Yugoslavia, primary schooling lasts eight years, beginning with Grade 1 and finishing with Grade 8.

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Ulrih-Atena, E. National linguistic minorities: Bilingual basic education in Slovenia. Prospects 6, 430–438 (1976). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02220832

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