[Susan notes: Kudos. People in the world of children's books rarely make statements attacking political programs. It's good to see this.]
To the editor
From Leonard Marcus
Published in New York Times (12/11/2012)
Re" For Young Latino Readers, an Image Is Missing: One reason children's trade books for and about young Latinos are in such short supply is that the last Bush administration's No Child Left Behind education policy compelled teachers to focus unduly on test preparation, often to the exclusion of class time devoted to the reading of literature.
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