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Kindergarten Is Too Late -- We Need to Strengthen Brains Earlier Than That

George Halvorson | Posted 02.05.2014 | Education
George Halvorson

Studies have shown that the children who come to kindergarten best equipped to learn to read have been read to -- on average -- nearly 1700 hours between birth and kindergarten.

Brains Are Strengthened in the First Three Years of Life

George Halvorson | Posted 02.04.2014 | Education
George Halvorson

We imprison far more of our minority citizens than our white citizens. That set of facts is well known. What isn't well known is another extremely important but almost entirely invisible fact about our prisoners. They can't read.

Point 3: We Need an Orbitz for Health

George Halvorson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
George Halvorson

Consumers and patients in America need to be able to make health care choices in a data-rich environment with clear information about care outcomes, caregiver performance, effectiveness and price.