Definition of prekindergarten
1 : nursery school
2 : a class or program preceding kindergarten for children usually from three to four years old
Examples of prekindergarten in a Sentence
a single father with two children in prekindergarten
Recent Examples of prekindergarten from the Web
The money spent in interest, Lewis said, could instead pay for items including counselors, special education staff and prekindergarten teachers.
Sapphira, three weeks into prekindergarten at Oak Springs Elementary in Austin, Texas, was given oxygen and put on a breathing machine.
According to the study, kids who had attended a year of academic preschool were about 2 ½ months ahead at the end of kindergarten in math and literacy than children who hadn’t been at such a prekindergarten.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed House Bill 674 into law on Monday, banning out-of-school suspensions for students in prekindergarten through second grade throughout the state of Texas, except in cases involving drugs, weapons or extreme violence.
Fair Hills Country Day School is a private school that enrolls students in prekindergarten through eighth grade, located only about five miles away from the Bedminster golf club.
The tax will help fund prekindergarten programs, jobs and development projects.
Below is a post on the data and on the federal government’s role in prekindergarten, written by W. Steven Barnett, a Board of Governors professor and director of the National Institute for Early Education Research.
Alabama will add 122 state prekindergarten classrooms this fall, continuing the steady growth in a program that consistently wins high marks for quality from a national research organization.
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PREKINDERGARTEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prekindergarten for English Language Learners
: a class or program that is for children who are usually three or four years old
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