Washington County Schools Seek Smaller Class Sizes for Youngest Students

As reported in Herald Mail Mediastudents in pre-K through second grades in Washington County Public Schools’ might see more teachers in their classrooms or smaller class sizes, according to Schools Superintendent Clayton Wilcox.  The new comprehensive plan focuses on learning in the early years as a way to ensure students’ future schools success. As described,

In general, more support is needed for prekindergarten through second-grade students, Wilcox said. . . “We all know that early intervention is best. So if we can kind of front-load for success, give kids resources and coaching and teaching early, then we might have a better chance with them when they get to be … upper elementary school and middle school students.”

For more information, see Herald Mail Media and our previous posts on Conduit Street, Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families Reviews Pre-K Expansion Funding.