Our very own Professional Development Director, Cristianne Lane, was recently featured in an Idaho Press article discussing Idaho Lawmakers’ decision-making process about implementing full-day kindergarten. With Lee Pesky Learning Center’s mission to understand and overcome obstacles to learning in mind, Cristianne highlighted the reality that the key to closing educational opportunity gaps for our most vulnerable children means refining the quality of teaching – not jus
t the amount of instruction offered.
When students arrive at school with gaps in their achievement level, she said, “We know from the research that the earlier you can close the gap the better. Once these kids get behind, closing the gap is that much harder.”
Read the full article here: Lawmakers mull funding full-day kindergarten statewide | Local News | idahopress.com