[Susan notes: This letter was sent to the TAWL listserv, the Reggio listserv, and the President of the United States. Please use this letter any way that you wish. And please let Sydney know if you do. firstname.lastname@example.org
Last week I received six copies of Early Beginnings: Early Literacy Knowledge and Instruction from the National Institute for Literacy.
This isn't what the government is advocating for the children in public school. No mention of integration is in Early Beginnings. (And isn't that name redundant?) I think it's important to tell the President that he's contributing to an American education which undermines intelligence and in-context thinking. He doesn't mean to.
Sydney Gurewitz Clemens
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