Walk into a pre-school classroom in America today and Erika Christakis says it’s likely you’ll see some familiar décor: alphabet charts, bar graphs, calendars, and schedules. It’s all part, says the expert in early child education, of a nationwide drive to make sure kids are ready for school at a younger and younger age.
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- Dr. William Burman medical director of infectious diseases for Denver Public Health
- Dr. Richard Webby assistant member in the department of infectious diseases at St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital
- Dr. Ruth Karron pediatrician, associate professor in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School for Public Health, and member of the FDA advisory committee on vaccines and related biological products
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