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What Do Kindergarten Teachers Mean By “Ready for School?”

At this time of year, many preschool parents are worrying about whether their child will be ready for kindergarten. What are the things their child should learn? Do they need to make alphabet flash cards? Invest in worksheets so kids can practice math. I talked with kindergarten teachers to find out what they think kids need to know to be kindergarten-ready. You may be surprised: Readiness for school, teachers say, does not mean that your child will have mastered all the kindergarten skills on Day One. Instead, it means that your child will take pleasure in learning how to do things on their own.

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. & Bakersfield Ivy Legacy Foundation, Inc. Presents African American Graduation Awards Program

In tribute to the promising young African American scholars of Bakersfield, the Kappa Omega Omega Chapter, in collaboration with the Bakersfield Ivy Legacy Foundation, proudly presented the African American Graduation Awards Program. On the evening of April 16th, 2024, amidst a gathering of locals, families, and esteemed officials, the Bakersfield High School Harvey Auditorium at 1241 G Street shone brightly, illuminating the achievements of African American graduates.

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