Kindergarten Expectations

The expectations from children in kindergarten have risen considerably over the last decade. Teachers — feeling pressure from school districts, parents and an uptick in standardized testing — now introduce skills in kindergarten they once taught in first grade.
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When kids don’t meet parent expectations

“My daughter told me he got an 86% on his Math test. She was somewhat proud of himself, however I looked at him and said, “You didn’t try hard enough.”

She got quite angry and said, “Isn’t 86 good enough for you?”

I know she’s really good at math and if she had tried harder she could have got a 90 or more.
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