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The Benefits of Reading to Children, Tested With a Data Pool of One

One of the most controversial small points in Freakonomics was the claim that early childhood test scores are not correlated to the amount a child is read to at home. If you read Carl Bialik‘s “Numbers Guy” column in today’s Wall Street Journal, you’ll learn why so many people have thought otherwise. Here’s an excerpt: Children from low-income households average . . .