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NJ eyes mandating full-day kindergarten

Supporters of full-day kindergarten say it will better

Supporters of full-day kindergarten say it will better prepare kids for the state's education standards. (February 11, 2013 9:57 PM)

A new bill being considered would make full-day kindergarten programs a statewide requirement. New Jersey doesn't require school districts to offer full-day kindergarten programs, except for some areas with a higher concentration of low-income families. Supporters say the extra hours spent in school would help prepare the state's youngest students for the New Jersey's strict education standards....

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