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A Quality Checklist For Evaluating A Voluntary Pre School Facility

In November 2002, a constitutional amendment was passed in the state of Florida that established the Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten program for all 4-year olds. Documented studies have revealed that preschool is one of the best investments a city can ever make for its youth. According to a California study, the city and schools save $2.62 for every dollar spent on preschool. The savings comes through lower high school dropout and crime rates. A different study showed that children in Tampa schools will be less likely to need remedial education, more likely to read by the third grade, and have higher chances [...]

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Why VPK Education Is The Right Choice For Your Child

Voluntary prekindergarten education programs (VPK) are designed to provide young children an educational jumpstart by enhancing their pre-math, pre-reading, social skills, and language skills. Studies show that children that are good readers and focused students at an early age are the most likely to be successful students later. VPK classrooms, such as Malena's Mini School, offer programs that promote high literacy standards, and provide curricula appropriate for your child's developmental stage, small class sizes, and qualified VPK teachers. Often children of that age group are left with babysitters while the parents work, however that does nothing to promote their well-being. [...]

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Get Your Child Ready For Kindergarten

Are you DREADING your child’s first day of kindergarten? Remember your first day or even the first day of one your older children? Take a walk down memory lane. Do you remember the gripping fear YOU had as your parents or guardians dropped you off? If it was an older child, do you remember having to talk them down that you were not leaving them for good, that you were coming back, that everything was going to be alright? Perhaps you just want your child to get ahead and be prepared for school. Regardless of your reasoning, Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten or [...]

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