How does a muckraking journalist become known as the "patron saint of playgrounds"? Find out how Jacob Riis influenced the playground movement in New York City.
For some students, kindergarten is the first year of formalized education; others have been in preschool or early childhood education since they were in diapers. The typical age range of students is between four and six years old, and most public school districts have specific rules regarding when students are eligible to enroll. Know what opportunities and challenges to expect during this formative year of school.