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.
President Obama tells Congress to “finish the job” on health care. Senators near a deal on consumer protection. And Congressman Rangel steps down as chairman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top national news stories.
- Clarence Page a syndicated columnist for the "Chicago Tribune."
- Jeanne Cummings Politico's assistant managing editor in charge of Enterprise.
- Ross Douthat columnist, The New York Times.
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