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Full-day kindergarten will be offered at all Chicago public elementary schools

All Chicago Public Schools will provide full-day kindergarten, The Chicago Sun-Times reports. This year, the city’s public schools have the option of offering full-day kindergarten, and most do. Next school year, they will be required to provide a full-day program. The change will make full-day kindergarten available to 30,700 children next fall — 4,200 more than this school year.

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