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Public Media’s Impact on Young Readers

by Susan B. Neuman
August 20, 2010

Public Media’s Impact on Young Readers

Time for a Fresh Look

Reprinted from EdWeek with permission from Susan B. Neuman

For the average middle-class American, it might be hard to comprehend just how
devastating the effects of poverty are on children’s early literacy development. But the social and educational deficits poor children must overcome to learn to read are all too clear from numerous research studies.

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