Number of Aboriginal bilingual classes are declining

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In 1974, the Northern Territory government implemented a bilingual education policy for Aboriginal children.

For the first time, Aboriginal schools in very remote areas could learn in Aboriginal languages, instead of just English.

Now, these programs have been reduced to five. So why are these programs declining?

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