Tuesday, September 27, 2011

IN THE NEWS: Kindergarten: Little kids, big jobs

Courtesy San Diego Union-Tribune
In this brave new educational world of endless standardized tests, increased scrutiny and escalating academic demands, what is the school day like for our youngest students? After spending some time in a kindergarten class at McKinley Elementary School in North Park, I discovered that academics are in, naps are out and Jack and Jill are still reporting for duty. And animal crackers are even more delicious than I remember. Read more from the San Diego Union-Tribune»