Junior kindergarten approved

The Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees voted to approve a new kindergarten concept aiming to help kindergarten students who have difficulties transitioning into their new environment.

Specifically, the junior kindergarten concept targets students whose birthdays are celebrated during the summer months, as well as those turning five years old in September, prior to the kindergarten cutoff date. According to Lu Kasper and Greg Figenser, the principals of Harrison and Truman Elementary Schools respectively, many of the children entering kindergarten after recently celebrati...


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