Class dismissed on full-day kindergarten


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By Maggie Macintosh, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

FAMILIES in Manitoba’s largest school division will no longer have the option to enrol children in full-day kindergarten.
The Winnipeg School Division said it will terminate all-day programming for hundreds of young learners at the end of the 2021-22 academic year, citing the results of a recent study that compared student development between graduates of full-day and half-day programs.
“It was very promising at the end of kindergarten, as far as the impact (full-time programs had) on social-emotional (development), learning, readiness for school, managing their positive behaviours so that they can...continued.

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