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December 12, 2018 – Education Week
 Studies are finding that, for many young children, afternoon naps are crucial for consolidating memories and learning.

December 12, 2018 – Education Week
 Out-of-school family time around math may help children succeed even when their parents dread the subject, according to a new study in the Journal of Experimental Psychology.

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 Through a city-school partnership in Nashville, Tenn., after-school programs are using data to tailor lessons to students' learning needs.

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