Kindergarten Prep?

Ben will start kindergarten next year, and until I read this article, my only concern was actually finding him a good school. We’ve looked at three so far, have nine more to go, and the whole process seems kind of insane (less so since I met someone who looked at 19 schools…)

However, I am relieved that neither I nor Tony feels the need to embark on crazy, competitive kindergarten prep classes for our kid. We’re doing our job — reading to Ben, talking to him, not putting him into an isolation tank each day — and we’ll count on his school teachers to do their jobs. I wonder how long we’ll be able to keep it so simple?

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  1. Mom says:

    You might also take a look at an article in today’s NYTimes Magazine by Emily Bazelon: So the Torah is a Parenting Guide?