Education in our country is really just a large babysitting coop with a little education thrown in. I mean, really we all know this. Maybe it didn’t start out that way, but it has evolved into that. Single parent households definitely need a free babysitter and even most two parent households need both parents working to make ends meet and so need a free babysitter. Well, it’s not really free since we pay school taxes, but you know what I mean.
My sister-in-law who is an administrator in a nearby school district made a remark the other day that kindergarten changed to full day from half day because of the needs of working parents. She said adding pre-K also stemmed from working parents’ need for full time day care.
Tomorrow, I’m subbing at the preschool. I bumped into the teacher I’ll be subbing for at the grocery store this afternoon…
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