Parenting may become even more complicated once your child reaches the school-aged years. Decisions are impending, with school options and information swirling around you from all angles. You hope to find what’s best for your child and their educational growth, but it’s tough to determine what kind of learning environment is best for your family. For Florida residents, the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program (VPK) provides free education for children ages four and five. The 2005 legislation ensures all Floridian children are ready for Kindergarten. Explore these schooling suggestions to help decide on the best educational fit.
Research shows that Prekindergarten, also known as Pre-K, has a huge impact on the trajectory of a child’s education, both in Kindergarten and beyond. Pre-K instills the building blocks of literacy, early reading, socialization and numeracy. More importantly, Pre-K prepares children for Kindergarten so they arrive in the classroom ready to learn