Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and leaders in the Kansas legislature appear to have given up working on the governor’s proposal to fund all-day kindergarten at district’s throughout the state as they focus on coming up with a school funding formula that will pass muster under the recent state supreme court ruling in the Gannon case.
A report on the development in the Kansas City Star said conservatives in the legislature had questioned whether all-day kindergarten would be effective or whether it would be used as a “substitute for daycare with little academic rigor.”
Do you think the academic rigor of kindergarten classes is suspect? What did you like and dislike about your own children’s kindergarten experiences in the area?
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