The Dynamics of Opportunity in America
by Irwin Kirsch, Henry Braun (eds)
Publisher: Springer 2016
Number of pages: 508
Across the country, our children are beginning life from very different starting points. These different starting points place children on distinctly different trajectories of growth and development, ultimately leading to vastly different adult outcomes.
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