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Let's Stop Talking About The '30 Million Word Gap'

It's one of the most famous studies ever done on kids. It's often cited as a reason children from poor families struggle in school. But it may be neither 30 million words, nor exactly a gap.

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President Trump: Summit With Kim Jong Un Is On For June 12

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As Graduates In Santa Fe And Parkland Look Ahead, A Look Back On Activism This Year

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Protesters Across The U.S. Decry Policy Of Separating Immigrant Families

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Let's Stop Talking About The '30 Million Word Gap'

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Black Thought Sets Out On His Own

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