Plans for full-day kindergarten in Ohio might be delayed

12/8/2009 | Plain Dealer (Cleveland), The

Officials in Ohio school districts say they might not be able to afford to have full-day kindergarten classes in all schools next year despite a mandate that they do so. "Don't get me wrong -- a lot of research shows full-day kindergarten is very beneficial to kids," said one superintendent who questioned how he would fund the $1 million program. "But there are a lot of districts like us that are going to have to find ways to make it happen." Some districts are asking for a waiver to delay implementation.

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