Latest Kindergarten Stories
Vancouver Public Schools has reached a landmark, with half its elementary schools offering all-day kindergarten. Three programs require that parents pay; seven others offer the program for free. The state pays every district to educate its youngest students for half a day.
By Barbara Holden Starting kindergarten can be an emotional time for the entire family. Parents' eyes filled with tears, beaming at how big and exciting this kindergarten milestone is; meanwhile, that little kindergartner of yours is a nervous wreck.
Registration for children attending kindergarten through fifth grades in the Williamsville School District for the 2008-09 school year will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the Sherman Elementary School gym, 312 South St. in Sherman.
By DAN RAFTER The key to getting off to a good start in elementary, middle and high school lies at home. Parents during the hot summer days can take several steps to prepare their children for back-to-school time.
The first day of kindergarten might conjure images of a 5-year- old clutching a new lunchbox in one hand and fiercely gripping Mama's leg with the other. Madison McPherson won't be one of those children. "I get to meet new friends," she said excitedly.
By Arlene Miles Daily Herald Correspondent Most suburban children are introduced to school gradually, through two- and three-day per week preschool programs that gently nudge them into the learning environment. Not so at Woodland Heights School.
By Bea Smith TRIWAY DISTRICT -- Aug. 19 is the first day of school for students in kindergarten through sixth grade at Franklin Township School. School begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m. New students should go to the school office as soon as possible to enroll.
Governor Corzine is best known for his efforts to put the state's finances in order and deal with its staggering debt. But his most lasting legacy may be felt in New Jersey's preschool classrooms.
By Eric Frazier, The Charlotte Observer, N.C. Aug. 6--When Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools start classes later this month, thousands of incoming kindergarten students will take the critical first step toward their high school diplomas. With that in mind, CMS and Child Care Resources Inc.
A year ago, the Columbia County school board was exploring the possibility of scrapping its prekindergarten program for 4-year- olds in 2008-09. Instead, the school system will start the academic year with an additional pre-k class.
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