(Hours 1b,c) Rich talked to Katie Howe, a High School teacher in Pittsfield, who came on the show to discuss mandatory summer reading.  She started by giving the listeners a background, before sharing her opinion on summer learning programs.  Tune in to get all of the details!

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(Hour 1c) Rich and Katie continued on topic by discussing the summer work that is required by students.  They pointed out the busy nature of children, talked about what parents can do for children, how to best teach children and more.

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