Latest Kindergarten Stories
Two recent stories reflected a dilemma over early childhood education. One article showed that the number of Kansas students enrolled in full-day kindergarten nearly tripled in the past 10 years as legislators pumped money into public education.
Braintree The Braintree School Department will seek a state grant that would allow two full-day kindergarten classes to start next fall. In a 6-1 vote Monday, the school committee gave Superintendent Peter Kurzberg approval to apply for a $30,000 grant.
By Sue Ter Maat smaat@@dailyherald.com Prospect Heights Elementary District 23 will try a full-day kindergarten pilot program next school year for at-risk students.
By SHARON KILEY MACK; OF THE NEWS STAFF PITTSFIELD - Starting next fall, any school district that voluntarily holds a pre-kindergarten program for 4-year-olds must provide transportation to and from school for those children, even if their parents choose not to have them ride.
By Fiona MacLeod NURSERY school in Scotland has traditionally been seen as time for fun, before the real hard work starts. However, a growing emphasis on early years has opened up the question of what constitutes early years education.
When he was chairman of the Richmond School Board, Mark Emblidge visited kindergarten classrooms and heard teachers express a common concern over and over again, he recalled.
By Raina Hanna Jodi Yelverton considers her students her greatest accomplishments. They are proof of her teaching philosophy. "All children can learn. No matter if they have special needs or what level they are at, they all can learn," Yelverton said.
NEW YORK, Sept.
By Barbara Hollingsworth By Barbara Hollingsworth THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL Karen Larson sets one group of 5- and 6-year-olds loose with paint and glitter while students in four other centers get down to business. There is no way Larson could have run her classroom like this last year.
By Nancy Hull Suzy Linebarger walked up the stairs with a 3-year-old girl. "One, two, three," Ms. Linebarger counted with each step. Ms. Linebarger, a parent educator with St. Joseph's Parents as Teachers, was walking with the girl during a preschool screening last month at the Keatley Center. Ms.