School Camps Aim to Give Incoming Kindergartners a Leg Up
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
In the haze of a summer heat wave, when little minds are often fixed on the jingle of an ice cream truck or days at the pool, kindergarten can seem as alien as blending alphabet sounds together into words that go on paper. But in an educational system where increasing pressure has been placed on that initial school grade to learn to read, write full sentences, recognize lists of words at first sight and perform basic addition and subtraction, Hazelwood school officials are serious about summer school for the youngest of pupils.
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