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ERIC Number: EJ596979
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0003-0953
The First Two R's.
Black, Susan
American School Board Journal, v186 n10 p44-46 Oct 1999
Researchers find that two factors hinder children's literacy development: parents and other adults who limit children's experiences and their use of language; and the Federal government's goal that children must come to school "ready to learn." Schools might interpret this push for readiness as a license to teach all children the same lessons at the same time. Children at emergent levels of literacy might fail and never catch up. (MLF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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