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Kids Who Aren’t Ready for Kindergarten Have Problems Later On

A recent study by researchers from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has found that kindergartners who are “behind in social-behavioral development” are more likely to have problems later in school. These problems include being held back, requiring individualized support, and even being suspended or expelled. The study looked at 9,000 elementary school kids in […]

Overcrowding in Battery Park and Manhattan School Districts

In 2013, thirty public schools in New York City only accepted students into pre-K programs if they had a sibling already enrolled. This gave those children priority over others, and made an already competitive market even more aggressive.  The application deadline for pre-K enrollment is today, and the cutting of programs and stricter application rules […]

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