How play is making a comeback in Kindergarten
The Hechinger Report
FEBRUARY 8, 2020
As kindergarten has become more widely available in the last several decades, it’s also become more academic. In some districts, full-day kindergarten schedules are packed with back-to-back academic activities and lessons. Between 1998 and 2010, the percentage of kindergarten classrooms with a dramatic play area dropped from nearly 90 percent to 58 percent. They had taken out all the fun to make it more academic,” Turtzo said.