The Transylvania Times -

By Nan Lee
Everyday Education 

Singing And Outdoor Play Support Readiness


December 12, 2016

Transylvania County Schools report that more than half of our county’s children begin kindergarten without the readiness skills needed to be successful. This information is not surprising given the large number of our children who are growing up in poverty; however, it is a predictor of challenges for teachers and often failure for children. The readiness gap is great enough to warrant concern about the future of our children and of our community.

Each week representatives from numerous community agencies meet to discuss ways to support families and very young children, so that every...

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