29 Mar · Maryanne Del Monte · 498 Comments

What is VPK?

Florida recognizes the importance of quality early childhood education, which is why it created the Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten Education Program (VPK). This program provides free prekindergarten for all 4 year olds regardless of family income. So should your child attend VPK? The evidence is clear: yes. In 2013, 82 percent of children who completed VPK were …

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27 Mar · Maryanne Del Monte · 232 Comments

Should You Send Your Child To Pre-Kindergarten?

Have you ever seen a 5-year-old who is able to follow directions and work independently? Who is self-directed but can also work well with others? That child most likely learned those skills in Pre-K. So why is Pre-Kindergarten so important? Here’s what you need to know about the importance of Pre-K and what separates high …

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