Sunday, May 15, 2011

Redshirting Kindergarten

A few parents use public schools as day care so starting sooner the better. Our school starts two or three weeks before other schools in our area and parents enroll kids for those three weeks to save on day care in all grades! That is the flip side to maximizing student potential. Open enrollment makes it a free for all for some parents and a big stress on the kids. We have up 40% turnover some years. The kids usually know they are in the class for the short run and have no motivation to participat­e fully. By the way all administra­tors, parents, and teachers say they are doing what is in the best interest of students when interviewe­d!
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost

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