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Study Proves "Sesame Street" Boosts Learning Success

Researchers have found the popular children’s television show Sesame Street has measurable academic benefits for young students who watch it regularly, especially boys, African-Americans and low-income communities.

Pre-K teacher Josefina Pineda teaches her students the concept of "push" by having them join hands and push back and forth...

Researchers have found that the popular children’s television show Sesame Street has measurable academic benefits for young students who watch it regularly, especially boys, African-Americans and low-income communities. With unparalleled audience reach, the show’s popularity could inform achievement gap initiatives that strive to bring equitable learning opportunities to students of all ages and abilities. (The Washington Post)

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