Kindergarten

Education
9:34 am
Tue August 5, 2014

POSTCARD: Mom's Thoughts on Her Child's First Day of School...Ever.

Credit Lance Dennee

  

The chatter of parents and children returned to the hall of Clark Elementary in Paducah for the first day of classes. The first day of kindergarten offers the familiar scene of parents dropping off Kindergartners for the first time.

Mother Jennifer Tucker knew leaving her daughter, Claire, would be challenging despite having seen others do it many times.

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Education
1:14 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Kentucky Kindergartners to Undergo Non-Entrance Screening Exams Starting this Year

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear says the Commonwealth's kindergartners will be tested for education readiness for the first time this year.  

It's part of a statewide assessment for entering school. The Brigance Kindergarten Screener measures preparedness, indicating trends and individual needs to early education teachers. 

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K-12 Education
11:23 am
Wed May 30, 2012

Kindergarten Students Could Soon Be Screened For School Readiness

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has contracted with a private company to implement a kindergarten screener program, but the state still needs to approve the regulatory to require all public schools to screen incoming students.

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