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Your Bibliography: Sachs, Gertrude Tinker, Annmarie P. Jackson, Tarika Sullivan and Kamania Wynter –Hoyte (2018). "Developing Culturally Relevant Literacy Assessments for Bahamian Children". International Journal of Progressive Education 14 (1):130-147. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2018.129.10.