All-Day Kindergarten: Nfld. & Labrador

Newfoundland considering all-day Kindergarten: World Bank institutional child care lobbyist Clyde Hertzman of HELP visited Newfoundland in Feb 2011. The province is following HELP’s established pattern (BC, Ont) of highly orchestrated “consultations” and a highly selective “research” overview. CBC reporters chime in supportively.

Newfoundland ECE leader and daycare owner, Mary Walsh, says,”People wonder: are the children ready for all that kindergarten? It never bothers me about the children.”