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AA Academy 
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Address: 5476 Cloverly Ave.
Temple City, CA 91780
Telephone: (626) 434-6002
Web address: http://www.aaa-ca.org/
Name: Hongmei Liao
Title: Principal
Address: 5476 Cloverly Ave.
Temple CityCA  91780
Email: gotoaaa@hotmail.com
Telephone: (626) 434-6002
Purposes and goals of the program:
AA Academy is dedicated to promoting Chinese language and culture.
Program origin:
AA Academy was established in 1999.
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Languages/dialects taught:
  • Mandarin
  • Program type:  Community-Based
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    Total contact hours per week: 3
    Times per week classes meet: 1
    When meetings take place:
    9:00 AM-12:00 PM on Saturdays
    Where meetings take place:
    5476 Cloverly Ave., Temple City, CA 91780
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