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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Congress turns up the heat on the nationâ’s credit rating agencies. A House committee investigates how inaccurate credit ratings contributed to last yearâ’s financial meltdown and whether new regulations are needed. A panel of journalists joins guest host, Susan Page for analysis of the week’s top national news stories.
- Shailagh Murray reporter, "The Washington Post"
- Naftali Bendavid national correspondent, Wall Street Journal; author of "The Thumpin': How Rahm Emanuel and the Democrats Learned to be Ruthless and Ended the Republican Revolution."
- Karen Tumulty national political correspondent, "Time" magazine.
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