Balancing New Kindergarten Standards


This article examines an article published by Lisa Minicozzi, to better understand how kindergarten teachers are handling the pressure of increased standards. Minicozzi observed veteran kindergarten teachers to understand how they were adjusting so well to the changes in hopes of determining helpful tips for novice kindergarten educators. This article also dips into the debate over the pressures and anxieties that are now being placed on children in kindergarten.

How Are Kindergarten Teachers Balancing More Rigorous Standards?


Children of Prisoners Reunite with their Fathers Behind Bars for a Day

Attached is the link to an extremely informative video by ABC News about a program that allows children to visit their fathers, who are serving criminal sentences, for one whole day. The video explains the impact of the program on the children and the fathers and why they are hoping to implement it in many other states!