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Schools see kindergarten failures climb


June 15, 2003
Lynette Wilson
The News-Star, Monroe, LA

The most recent data available from the Louisiana Department of Education indicate the number of northeastern Louisiana children who repeat kindergarten is on the rise. Kindergarten retention rates concern the Northeast Louisiana Children’s Coalition, which is conducting a public awareness campaign aimed at informing parents on how to prepare their children for academic success.