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Arizona state senator takes aim at all-day kindergarten

by Tess Rafols

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azfamily.com

Posted on October 28, 2009 at 2:24 PM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 28 at 2:44 PM

PHOENIX -- An Arizona state senator says it's time to take at hard look at all-day kindergarten, a program that's just three years old.

Sen. John Huppenthal made the comment during a forum on education funding. Pointing to second-graders' test scores, he says all-day kindergarten has not given students a significant boost since its implementation in 2006.

State Superintendent Tom Horne disagrees.

 

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