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Contact: Phil Ciciora
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Anne Haas Dyson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Caption: Anne Haas Dyson, a professor of curriculum and instruction in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Education, says that a highly-regimented writing curriculum that prohibits young children from borrowing from our common cultural landscape -- movies, TV shows, comic books and cartoons -- is a problematic one.

Credit: L. Brian Stauffer

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