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Laundromats, Playgrounds to Promote Early-Childhood Literacy

 ·  Christina Samuels, EdWeek   ·   Link to Article

Reading during the rinse cycle? Singing during the spin dry? 

Why not? asks Too Small to Fail, a joint initiative of the Clinton Foundation and The Opportunity Institute, two nonprofits that have made early-childhood education a focus of philanthropic efforts. On Tuesday, the Coin Laundry Association announced that it will be asking its members to hang posters and distribute pamphlets that encourage parents to use laundry day as an opportunity to talk, read, and sing to their children.