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New PSA urges parents to read to newborns

By |March 11th, 2017|Categories: Articles|

FOX 47 News 4:13 PM, Mar 4, 2017 LANSING, Mich. (WSYM) A new Public Service Announcement from a non-profit group hopes to get an important message across to new parents. The group "Read Aloud 15

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How About Better Parents?

By |January 1st, 2016|Categories: Articles|

Thomas L. Friedman NOV. 19, 2011 IN recent years, we’ve been treated to reams of op-ed articles about how we need better teachers in our public schools and, if only the teachers’ unions would go away,

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The Power of Talking to Your Baby

By |January 1st, 2016|Categories: Articles|

APRIL 10, 2013, 3:25 PM By TINA ROSENBERG By the time a poor child is 1 year old, she has most likely already fallen behind middle-class children in her ability to talk, understand and learn. The

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Before a Test, a Poverty of Words

By |January 1st, 2016|Categories: Articles|

PREP Simone Brown helping a student at Intermediate School 292 in Brooklyn prepare for the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test, the subject of a recent lawsuit. By GINIA BELLAFANTE Not too long

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The Science and Art of Listening

By |January 1st, 2016|Categories: Articles|

The Science and Art of Listening By SETH S. HOROWITZ By SETH S. HOROWITZ For the New York Times HERE’S a trick question. What do you hear right now? If your home is like mine, you hear

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Only in America: Four years into life, poor kids are already an entire year behind

By |January 1st, 2016|Categories: Articles|

Wealthy parents aren't just able to send their kids to top pre-schools—they can also purchase the latest learning technology and ensure their children experience as many museums, concerts and other cultural experiences as possible. Low-income

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