READER ROUNDUP: 'Too Many Variables' To All Day K
Check out what people are talking about around the state, and join in the conversation.
Coventry:"There is no irrefutable evidence that all day K alone results in smarter children. There are too many variables." — coventry voter, commenting on Gist Setting Lofty Goals For Rhode Island Students and Teachers
Cranston: "Cranston residents,PAY ATTENTION to this ELECTION!" — Golden, commenting on Farina, Bucci Will Run for Council Seats
East Greenwich: "I don't believe what I am hearing. Why is there always a huge rise in costs, it seems higher than the cost of living. In these extraordinary ecomomic times I believe the people who run the department should be limiting expenses, just as the citizens of East Greenwich and Rhode Island have to." Mary Anne Parniski, commenting on Schools Propose $34 Million '13 Budget
Johnston: "If that staffer didn't proofread before, I'll bet he does now." — David Bouchard, commenting on VP Biden's Memo Misspells 'Rhode Island'; Forgiveable?
Narragansett: "Personally, I am a proponent of full-day kindergarten. The State should "put its money where its mouth is" though." — Jonathan Daly-LaBelle, commenting on Poll: Full-Day K — A-OK?
North Kingstown: "A firefighter driving a huge truck at top speed through the streets of this town putting citizens in jeopardy after having no sleep is a very dangerous situation. When a rescue worker needs to make quick life saving decisions with lives of our family members after having little to no sleep, it is a very dangerous situation again. For the time being we are all safe. Let us hope level heads prevail." — Diane Gledhill, commenting on 24-Hour Shifts for Fire Department Postponed
South Kingstown: "I believe it is important to have a full time k because many children are left behind for lack of a good foundation." — Joanne maslen, commenting on Poll: Full-Day K — A-OK?
Woonsocket: "Wonderful, so nice to see someone appreciates history in a city that has so many historic buildings." — Big Popper, commenting on Savini Family Reopens Ciro's Medieval Banquet Hall