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By Jeanne Marie Iorio

This booklet demanding situations conventional conceptions of readiness in early early life schooling through sharing concrete examples of perform, coverage and histories that reconsider readiness. This publication seeks to reimagine attainable new academic worlds for teenagers.

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M M M M M M A Discourse of Objectivity, Progress, and Scientific and Empirical Methodology to establish Truth, and Achieve Progress for Individuals, Groups, and Nations Discourses of Cost-Benefit Analyses that predict that certain ways of acting will fabricate a better future for children (read this low-income or “other children) and society. Discourses of Scientific Empiricism, Developmentality and Child Development “Knowledge” as a Base for Assessments, Regulation, and Discipline Discourses of “Schools” and what is not “School” Discourses of “Normality/Abnormality,” Inclusion/Exclusion, “Others”: Communities and families that are Ready for School; Those that require governing through intervention to fabricate what is considered Normal Children, Families, and Schools The construction of a truth about the “Lacking, At Risk, Deficient” Child, Family or Community rather than a construction of “the Competent, Knowledgeable, and Rich Child, Family and Community” What are our values for young children and our responsibilities toward them and others, after all?

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