Faith Group Continues Literacy Push in Henrico Schools

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Media Outlet: Richmond Times-Dispatch

Laura Bornfreund was quoted in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on the effectiveness of direct instruction for young children: 

Laura Bornfreund.. said the instruction is most effective in high schools where students are older and have longer attention spans.
“The worst thing that could happen would be that a teacher would just be talking at children, particularly young children, for 30, 40 minutes,” she said.

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Laura Bornfreund is director of early & elementary education policy with the Education Policy program and co-director of the Family Centered Social Policy program at New America. She leads a team of writers and analysts working on new ideas for improving children’s birth-through-third grade learning experiences.