By Andrew Pillow
If you have a child in kindergarten or know someone who does, you have likely heard people bemoan how much more children are expected to do academically in comparison to the past.
A new study confirms that sentiment.
University of Virginia research has revealed that kindergartners are indeed expected to do much more, and at the expense of traditionally more “fun” activities.
Research shows students are expected to read more, test more, and know more coming in than ever before. These expectations come at the expense of specials, center time and high engagement topics.
Read more about the study here. (via: NPR)