Street Beat: How important is kindergarten?

Street Beat: How important is kindergarten?

Nicole Winn

Joseph

"Very important. It is good for every child to learn the basics."

Patrick Morehead

Wallowa

"I suppose it depends on the parents. It is good for social development."

Anne Gill

Joseph

"Everything I needed to know I learned in kindergarten. I learned to be nice and to share."

Glenna Awbrey

La Grande

"It is extremely important for the socialization aspect as well as preparing children for school readiness."

Rambett

Wallowa

"It is very important because it teaches the children how to take turns and share. It gives them the basic skills to survive in a classroom."

Nancy Fiegel

Lostine

"I think it is a great start for kids. The sooner you can start them socially and academically the better."

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