It is difficult to over-emphasize the importance of good teachers, especially kindergarten and grade one
teachers. The research is very clear that children who get off to a strong start, particularly in reading, get
a boost that lasts them all their lives. Children’s reading ability at the end of grade one is strongly predictive
of their future academic success and income in later life.
The links below lead to authoritative information about various aspects of children’s schooling, including ways
to help them learn more.