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Preschool is a great opportunity for your child to learn from teachers and make new friends. It also helps your child prepare for the next life step of kindergarten.
Selecting a Preschool and How to Sign Up
Selecting a preschool that’s right for your child is important because most often it’s your child’s first experience in a school setting. Here’s information to help you with that selection process.
Learn about Preschool
From how to pick the right preschool to how to say goodbye on that first day, you’ll find a lot of great information here to get your child ready for preschool.
Preschool Starting between the ages of two and three years old, you will have the option of placing your child in preschool. Some parents may ask, "Why preschool? Isn't my child learning enough at home or at child care?" Research shows that kids who attend quality preschool may have higher math and reading skills, are better prepared for kindergarten, behave better in class, and are more likely to graduate from high school and attend college. Preschool is the start to your child’s school success. This section dives into how your child can benefit from preschool.
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