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Boys in the back of the class
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Every year, millions of well-intentioned American kids show up at kindergarten or first grade woefully unprepared to learn. Some can’t even tell you their own complete name, let alone spell any of it. That’s enough reason for me to believe “high-quality universal preschool” programs like those proposed recently by President Obama are worth a try.