"We teach reading for the first three grades and then after that children are not so much learning to read but using their reading skills to learn other topics. In that sense if you haven't succeeded by 3rd grade it's more difficult to [remediate] than it would have been if you started before then."
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Added by Percival Scott Fife on August 10, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments
The food deserts idea may be getting push-back. Most people still see overeating as a choice that is made because people lack self-control or discipline. A report released by the USDA is not going to help at all. The USDA believes food deserts exist, but the report makes it clear that there aren't many studies that say better food options lead to lowering weight.
The report's webpage reads:
This report fills a request for a study of food…Continue
Added by Percival Scott Fife on March 6, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments