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I’ve been in education for 20 years — here’s what everyone gets wrong about kindergarten

Elementary school kids

In the past few weeks, almost four million children started kindergarten. While kindergarten is compulsory in only 15 states, almost 75% of all 5-year-olds in the US attend it.

I recently shared some of my research on how kindergarten has changed — namely, with more academics and less play. It generated a lot of interest, and most either thought my work was spot on or that I didn’t understand how important it is for children to learn academics early so they can succeed in and compete with the rest of the world.

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com