kindergarten http://wrvo.org en Southern Tier school readiness program a success, so far http://wrvo.org/post/southern-tier-school-readiness-program-success-so-far <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The research on this is pretty clear: between the ages one and five, the human brain develops faster than at any other time. In Chemung County, a project called the <a href="http://www.chemungschoolreadiness.com/default.aspx" target="_blank">School Readiness Project</a> sends nurses to the hospital whenever a baby is born. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 14:45:00 +0000 Matt Richmond 27544 at http://wrvo.org Preventing high school dropouts - in kindergarten? http://wrvo.org/post/preventing-high-school-dropouts-kindergarten <p>The Buffalo Public Schools (BPS) received good news last year: its four-year graduation rate <a href="http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:D48K5gc3tEIJ:www.buffalonews.com/city/schools/article898201.ece%3FarticleId%3D898201%26order%3DDESC%26page%3D4+&amp;cd=6&amp;hl=en&amp;ct=clnk&amp;gl=us" target="_blank">rose by seven percent.</a> Still, nearly half the district’s high school students failed to earn a diploma. The struggling urban school system continues to look for dramatic fixes. This year, the district is starting in kindergarten.</p><p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 13:40:22 +0000 Daniel Robison 26539 at http://wrvo.org Preventing high school dropouts - in kindergarten?