What does UPK under common core really look like?

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Here is a worksheet homework for three year old UPK babies. We have heard talk about UPK and how this free daycare is wonderful. No. This is age inappropriate. It is also generally all day, not the half day, nap included, play nursery school we all attended. Now there is homework, too.

Early childhood specialist Teddi Uriola writes her thoughts:


“So, first issue. Age for entering school in NYS…you must be 5 by December 1st. That means Kindergarten students can be 4, 5, and 6. If you have a parent who wants to parent their child with a fall birthday, and have them attend school when they are 5, they will turn 6 early in the school year. So it follows that 1st can have students who are 5, 6, or 7. Second can have students are 6, 7, or 8. And so on and so on. In PreK…

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