Sunday, March 25, 2012

Full-time kindergarten is an investment

Sent to you by Steve Sherlock via Google Reader:

via The Milford Daily News News RSS by David Riley and Scott O'Connell, Daily News correspondent on 3/24/12

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Full-day kindergarten has evolved from a rarity to the norm in Massachusetts public schools over the past decade, reflecting the needs of working parents and also evidence that the extra time in school is crucial to a child's development. In 2000, less than a third of kindergartners attended full-day programs, according to the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. This year, 83 percent of Bay State kindergarten students are enrolled in full-day classrooms.

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