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Lisa Guernsey: The Benefits of Full-Day Kindergarten

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Lisa Guernsey explains that early education is an essential building block to getting children started on the right track and how research supports full-day kindergarten as a way for a child to make nice gains in later schooling. Guernsey says children cannot be expected to carry the full load of first or second grade without the introduction to learning kindergarten provides.

About Lisa Guernsey

Lisa Guernsey is program director of the Early Education Initiative at the New America Foundation

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