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A group of Spanish-speaking families in North Minneapolis are taking an early-childhood education course to learn how to boost the vocabulary of their children through daily routines. The program aims to help bridge the 30-million word gap that research shows precedes the achievement gap among students from low-income families and peers from more affluent families.

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