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[Susan notes: Stephen Krashen again nails it in a succinct, on-target letter.]

Submitted to Arkon Beacon Journal but not published

To the editor

The Buchtel cluster schools now have a two-week pre-kindergarten prep course designed to increase the chances that children will graduate high-school and college ("Program teaches ABCs of school." August 21). The "camp" includes math and reading, as well as social skills, and getting used to getting up early.

I wonder if parents will start to get worried that their children won't be ready for pre-k camp and start demanding a pre-pre-k camp.

Stephen Krashen

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