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Day care study raises hackles, more questions

Posted Apr 04, 2007.

When the National Institutes of Health issued some good-news-and-bad-news findings this week for working parents with young children, it started with the “good” news. Nice try. The rest of the world focused on the bad. The longer children had spent in day care centers before kindergarten, researchers had found, the more likely their sixth-grade teachers were to report “problem behavior,” such as getting into fights, arguing or being disobedient.

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