Full Day for Kindergarten Could Mean Higher Literacy in Arizona

By Shania Alba

kindergertners2Last Tuesday, was a day that focused on all the kindergarteners of Arizona. The Greater Phoenix Leadership (GPL) and the Arizona Community Foundation (ACF) hosted Governor Doug Ducey and many other prominent figures from both the Arizona State Legislature and leaders in education at the PBS television studios. Speakers such as ASU President Dr. Michael Crow, Mesa Superintendent Dr. Michael Cowan, and Tolleson Superintendent Dr. Lupita Hightower shared The Power of K and how introducing kindergartners to a full school day would increase the literacy of Arizona.

For those that are interested there will be a State Board of Education meeting Monday, October 24th at 9:00 am at the:

Arizona Department of Education, Room 112

1535 W. Jefferson, Phoenix 85007

Please RSVP here and include your name or organization and what you plan to discuss on the matter.

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