Out In Left Field: Teachers, tear down those wall hangings!

Even as preschools compete to become more “academic,” kindergarten still marks, for most kids, a time of unprecedented demands on their attention spans. All of a sudden, they find themselves having to spend most of their class time focused on activities that their teachers choose for them. With the recent expansion of kindergarten into full, 6 ½-hour-a-day affairs, these expectations are unprecedented not just personally, but also historically. 

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