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Free Voluntary Pre-K Programs Help Prepare 4-Year-Olds for Kindergarten


Last updated 3/18/2020 at 10:42am

The Early Learning Coalition of Polk County is encouraging parents who want to help prepare their preschoolers for kindergarten to sign them up for a VPK (Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten) Program.

ELC officials say VPK provides high quality early childhood programs that will include great introductions into literacy, math and important social emotional learning skills. They say at the end of the program VPK students score higher on school readiness tests and are better prepared for kindergarten.

Parents in Polk County who wish to enroll their children in VPK programs may do so through a private...

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