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Can TV Help Minority Children Achieve? New Studies Raise Concerns That Low-Income Parents Overvalue Media-Based Education

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Can TV Help Minority Children Achieve? New Studies Raise Concerns That Low-Income Parents Overvalue Media-Based Education

June 20, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/elijah-wolfson-/childhood-obesity_b_3455478.html

 

Source - Huffington Post


A study led by Dr. Wanjiku Njoroge of Seattle Children's Hospital looks at the cultural patterns of TV watching and how families of different ethnic groups perceive their TV time. New studies attempt to unpack aspects of the relationship between cultural attitudes toward TV, and how they might affect some of our most at-risk youth: children in low-income, minority households, who are suffering academically, socially, and physically.

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