If Forest Lake School District 831 gets financial help from the state of Minnesota to pay for its new all-day kindergarten program this fall, a state senator from northern Minnesota may be one legislator to thank.
Lakes International Language Academy in Forest Lake has decided to offer all-day every-day kindergarten, beginning with the 2013/2014 school year. “We were going to do that just for the Chinese kindergarten, because there’s so much more rote memorization,” Assistant Director Shannon Peterson said. Now all kindergarten classes will be all day, every day. St. Peter’s [...]