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Kajder: Media literacy skills might be most important to give kids

Michael Childs

September 30, 2014


"In schools that tend to be high need, high poverty, and low scoring, curriculum focuses intensely on those skills that are tested," said Sara Kajder,** **an assistant clinical professorin the Department of Language and Literacy Education, in a Sept. 23[New York Times story]( to-income-level.html?emc=edit_tnt_20140924&nlid=17853638&tntemail0=y&_r=0). "We don't test on media literacy even though those might be the most important skills that we can give kids right now."