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5/20/13 | Washington Post
Across the country, nurses, social workers and trained mentors are visiting the homes of new parents to help them become better teachers for their children. Parents are encouraged to read to their children early and often. Earlier this month, Mike Petrilli wrote on the Ed Next blog about the importance of boosting the content knowledge and vocabulary of poor children starting at a very young age to help them catch up.
5/14/13 | Wall Street Journal
In the Wall Street Journal, Sol Stern and Joel Klein make the case for why conservatives should support the Common Core state standards. Chester Finn argued for conservative support for the Common Core on the Ed Next blog earlier this month.
Blending face-to-face and online learning
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