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Preschool on the DL: How the Pre-K Squeeze is Impacting Everything

If you live in New York City, or at this point any city with 1 million plus people competitively vying for the withering dream of urban living for the entire family, you are likely well acquainted wit…

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KinderGardeners Grow Food (video)

Join the P.S. 107 KinderGardeners as they explore the magic of growing. These tiny urban farmers plant, tend, and eat their favorite veggies and herbs while learning about reading, writing and scienc…

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Is Redshirting the Essential Undoing of Your Child’s Development?

Admittedly this is not the first time I have written about “redshirting”, the practice holding kindergarten-age children back for a year as an attempt to give them a leg up on peers. But considering 1…

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Is “Redshirting” Worth the Wait?

Talk to any invested parent and they will say that they want to give their child as much of an advantage as possible. For many, this means extracurricular classes, lessons, educational iPad games, wha…

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