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Hopkins studies student vision, learning
Hopkins studies student vision, learning

In the month after Alexander Dominguez joined Maygon Thompson's third-grade class at Charles Carroll Barrister Elementary School, he breezed through worksheets and quickly rose to be among the most studious members. So when the third-grader couldn't read a relatively simple sentence on the board, Thompson was puzzled. "I thought he was kidding," said Thompson, a special educator at the public school in Southwest Baltimore. "But he's so serious about his work, it had to be something else." A team of researchers at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital might have figured out that "something else." They're trying to answer a...