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Response to alp227 (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 02:01 PM

5. Another side of the coin, however..

My sons were not allowed to watch anythng but PBS when they were pre-school.
The basic Sesame Street, Mr. Rogers, Electric Company.
3 days after beginning kindergarten, one kid started spouting off racial stereotype remarks.
I asked him where he had heard that, he said classmates.
Found that very interesting, at the time.
No long term effect, I am happy to say, but I was blown away that it took less than a week to counter a couple of years of Seasame Street.

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