Monday, January 18, 2010
It (almost) ends...
Why did Rudd write it?
"It's a very practical measure to encourage literacy with the youngest Australians, and whatever we can do to encourage little ones to read and whatever we can do to encourage Mums and Dads and Grandmums, Granddads and carers to read to little ones, frankly, that is a good thing for the country and a good thing for them. If we don't get the basics right when it comes to a little one's education then, frankly, the problems get bigger and bigger later on. Getting the basics right, getting reading right, is really important for these little Australians' future."
Proceeds to the Centre for Community Child Health at RCH Melbourne.
. Why do people have babies? (Caution - baby photos)
. Dr. Spock meets Freakonomics
. "The young men in Kevin Rudd's office could get old and not even notice"