Latest Kindergarten Stories
By Eileen M. Adams DIXFIELD - SAD 21 directors on Monday authorized the superintendent and elementary principal to negotiate an agreement for use of a section of the new school by the Head Start program.
By Ann Bryant FARMINGTON - Ina Austin was adding last minute touches to her kindergarten room at Mallett School on Monday, even though it was pretty much prepared for the start of school in SAD 9 on Wednesday. "I made a pact with myself.
Booker T. Washington Elementary, Thursday ; kindergarten, 5-7 p.m.; Early start, 5-7 p.m.; grades 1 through 5, 4-6 p.m.; 934- 6226. Creekside Elementary, kindergarten and early childhood special education, 10 a.m.-noon Thursday ; grades 1 through 5, 1:30- 3:30 p.m. 923-4251.
By RHONDA BODFIELD Teachers at one elementary school in Tucson are about to start making house calls. Every parent with a child enrolled in Drachman Montessori Magnet School will get a personal home visit from a teacher by the end of the first quarter.
By Paul Swiech BLOOMINGTON - A tool to help prepare 4-year-old children to begin kindergarten a year from now is available for free throughout McLean County.
By Phyllis Coulter NORMAL - Second-grader Samantha Hill, wearing a pretty dress, waited with her mom for the school bus on Wednesday.
New research challenges a growing trend toward holding kids out of kindergarten until theyâ€™re older, arguing that academic advantages are short-lived and come at the expense of delaying entry into the workforce and other costs.
Nearly 21 percent of U.S. 5-year-olds were not yet enrolled in kindergarten in 2002 but a researcher says the academic edge for those who were was doesn't last.
By Cathy Benson email@example.com Buchanan Elementary will host the second Virginia Preschool Initiative in the county beginning this fall -- Helping Hands Preschool.
By Phyllis Coulter BLOOMINGTON - Angelica Aceves, a soon-to-be official Irving Elementary School kindergarten student, already knows how to spell her new teacher's name. The Bloomington girl knows classroom routine, has participated in calendar time, even made new friends.
- An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
- A timorous, cowardly fellow.