teachma, I totally respect those who are actually doing this work, in contrast to those of us who just form opinions "from the outside." So I am always willing to be corrected! Anyway, I'm not sure if I was very clear, because your response seemed to be misunderstanding what I was saying (probably because I didn't say it very well!) My main point was just that I wish that for every full day kindergarten option there was a half day option as well at the same school so that parents had that choice for their child. The rigidity I'm referring to (at least at many schools around here) is that there is the feeling that what is offered to one must be offered to all, and sometimes there is an unwillingness, for example, to offer a bus at noon for the group of k-gartners that are half day. There is often not flexibility in budgets or whatever to do this, and I guess I just wish there was.
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3/2/03 at 3:18pm