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All-day kindergarten set for this year in Carson City

The Carson City School District will offer full-day kindergarten at every elementary school in the fall, with the bulk of the funding coming from the Legislature. “I think it’s something that will be of great benefit to the school district,” said Superintendent Richard Stokes. “The governor has been interested in looking for ways to improve education in our state. The Legislature was supportive of that.” While Empire Elementary School has provided all-day kindergarten classes paid through state funds, other schools have offered the extended hours through a tuition-based program in which parents paid a fee. In the fall, each school …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jul 11, 2013 01:07PM Published Jul 10, 2013 01:39AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.