Is “Academic Rigor” Appropriate for Early Childhood?

June 21, 2021 by Chris Nye

Early education was very successfully based in play and community development for decades, and the very best pre-K classrooms set the stage helping children try on roles, practice sharing, respect, empathy, kindness, personal responsibility, and civility in the classroom community. What will happen if with universal preschool we get a junior version of No Child Left Behind?