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Ginia Bellafante

Talkin' That Talk

Rick Ayers | Posted 12.09.2012 | Education
Rick Ayers

Time and again it has been demonstrated that if students' own discourse and knowledge, their assets and strengths, are acknowledged and allowed inside the school door, they do wonderful and important learning.

The Word Deficit Begins Earlier Than at Age 4

Dr. Susan Neuman | Posted 12.09.2012 | Education
Dr. Susan Neuman

Realizing that many low-income children face great challenges in scoring well on this test, particularly in reading comprehension, the New York Education department has volunteered to offer free exam preparation to low-income students looking to attend this prestigious schools.

Dear New York Times: A Game of Thrones Is Not Just for Boys

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 06.16.2011 | Books
Ilana Teitelbaum

Ginia Bellafante's piece in the Times is openly, even proudly contemptuous of the entire fantasy genre, and -- perhaps worst of all -- is patronizing to women readers.