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Cheaney, Janie B.
June 2014
World (0888157X);6/28/2014, Vol. 29 Issue 13, p22
The article offers the author's insights on the importance of basic educational learning in children, which include reading and writing. Topics include the Common Core standards, the effectiveness of summer reading program in the academic achievement of children, and the book "An Experiment in Criticism."


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