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    RE: age appropriate

    Dear Mary, I hope you and your family are all well. Yes, I'll be the first to say, "Guilty" - of not having thoroughly read NAEYC's DAP revised position paper. It is robust and embraces everything and more of what is being discussed in this thread. Thank ... More


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