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Suzanne Bouffard has written about education and child development for The New York Times, The AtlanticThe Daily Beast, U.S. News and World Report, Parents, and The Harvard Education Letter. Her most recent book is The Most Important Year: Pre-Kindergarten and the Future of Our Children (Avery, 2017).  Her first book, Ready, Willing, and Able (with Mandy Savitz-Romer, Harvard Education Press, 2012) covered challenges and strategies for first generation college-bound youth. 

Suzanne has a Ph.D. in developmental psychology from Duke University and a B.A. from Wesleyan University. She was a writer and researcher at the Harvard Graduate School of Education for ten years. She lives with her husband and two young children in Massachusetts. 

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