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The teachers who implemented the "Tools of the Mind" curriculum at Garfield Elementary School.
Tara Boyle
The teachers who implemented the "Tools of the Mind" curriculum at Garfield Elementary School.

In a city with more brainpower than almost any other in the world, the push to "get ahead" starts early -- with preschool. Tara Boyle talks with parents about the stress of trying to choose a good program for your child, and finds out why the waiting lists for preschool are so long in the District.

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