Saturday, December 09, 2006

Towns' task force flunks

State Rep. Debi Towns (R-Janesville) was chair of a task force investingating ways the state could deal with four-year-old kindergarten.

The report starts out with a simple, yet ungrammatical, question:

Does evidence support there is a cumulative educational or societal benefit to having 4 year
olds in structured programs?

One of the report's conclusions:

The State should define a clear cut purpose for publicly funding 4 year old kindergarten. Included in this purpose should be mastery of the English language...


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