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Class of '27 | A Conversation with Hirokazu Yoshikawa

Clip: Season 4 Episode 21 | 4m 50s

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New York University Professor Hirokazu Yoshikawa discusses the poverty statistics in the United States and the impact of poverty-associated hunger on the development of young children. Yoshikawa, who is a developmental and community psychologist, also affirms the positive effects of early education and code switching in the context of the documentary CLASS OF '27.

Aired: 09/12/16 | Rating: NR

Funding for CLASS OF '27 is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting as part of American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen, a public media initiative made possible by CPB to help local communities across America keep more students on the path to graduation. Additional funding provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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