ERIC Number: ED243592
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
The Case for the All-Day Kindergarten. Fastback 205.
Herman, Barry E.
Discussion in support of the all-day kindergarten is provided in this pamphlet. Following an introductory description of program rationale, the first section outlines the arguments for and against all-day kindergarten programs. Various research in support of such programs is cited in the second section. The third section reports the commitment in New Haven, Connecticut to the all-day program by listing 15 recommendations submitted to the Board of Education. Procedures for prescreening and postscreening of students are also described. The fourth section identifies typical emotional and learning problems associated with children in all-day kindergartens. A checklist for establishing an all-day kindergarten program is included in the fifth section, while the concluding section cites several facts in support of implementing such arrangements. (BJD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Attitudes, Check Lists, Classroom Research, Early Childhood Education, Educational Opportunities, Emotional Problems, Kindergarten, Learning Problems, Parent Attitudes, School Readiness, Screening Tests, Teacher Attitudes
Phi Delta Kappa, Eighth Street and Union Avenue, Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402 ($0.75).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, Bloomington, IN.
Identifiers: Connecticut (New Haven); Full Day Programs
Note: This fastback was sponsored by the Indianapolis Indiana Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa.