Primary education in the United States

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Primary education in the United States (also elementary education) refers to the first seven to nine years of formal education in most jurisdictions, often in elementary schools, including middle schools.wikipedia
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Education in the United States

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Primary education in the United States (also elementary education) refers to the first seven to nine years of formal education in most jurisdictions, often in elementary schools, including middle schools.
In most schools, compulsory education is divided into three levels: elementary school, middle or junior high school, and high school.

Elementary school (United States)

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Primary education in the United States (also elementary education) refers to the first seven to nine years of formal education in most jurisdictions, often in elementary schools, including middle schools.
An elementary school is the main point of delivery of primary education in the United States, for children between the ages of 4–11 and coming between pre-kindergarten and secondary education.

Preschool

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Preschool programs, which are less formal and usually not mandated by law, are generally not considered part of primary education.

Kindergarten

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The first year of primary education is commonly referred to as kindergarten and begins at or around age 5 or 6.

Middle school

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Some elementary schools graduate after the 4th or 5th grade and transition students into a middle school.

Pre-kindergarten

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Some private schools, and some public schools, are offering pre-kindergarten (also known as pre-K) as part of elementary school.

Curiosity

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During this time period young minds work on several physical, intellectual, and emotional developments, including curiosity, formation of character, personality, cognition, language skills, and social skills.

Personality

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During this time period young minds work on several physical, intellectual, and emotional developments, including curiosity, formation of character, personality, cognition, language skills, and social skills.

Head Start (program)

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Since 1965, the federal government has promoted the growth of state-funded programs such as Head Start, a program under the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

United States Department of Health and Human Services

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Since 1965, the federal government has promoted the growth of state-funded programs such as Head Start, a program under the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

Education in New York City

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Primary school

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In most U.S. elementary schools, students have all their core classes from one or two homeroom teachers (as opposed to middle and high schools that typically have students rotate from one specialized teacher to the next throughout the day).

Charter schools in the United States

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Charter schools in the United States are primary or secondary education institutions that do not charge fees to pupils who take state-mandated exams.

Bureau of Indian Education

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The BIE school system has 184 elementary and secondary schools and dormitories located on 63 reservations in 23 states, including seven off-reservation boarding schools and 122 schools directly controlled by tribes and tribal school boards under contracts or grants with the BIE.

Social programs in the United States

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They help to provide food, shelter, education, healthcare and money to U.S. citizens through primary and secondary education, subsidies of college education, unemployment disability insurance, subsidies for eligible low-wage workers, subsidies for housing, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits, pensions for eligible persons and health insurance programs.

Mark Twain Readers Award

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It is now one of four Missouri Association of School Librarians (MASL) Readers Awards and is associated with school grades 4 to 6; the other MASL Readers Awards were inaugurated from 1995 to 2009 and are associated with grades K–3, 6–8, and 9–12.

Sequoyah Book Award

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The Sequoyah Children's Book Award, now voted by children in grades 3 to 5, was inaugurated in 1959.

William Allen White Children's Book Award

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From 2001, two winners have been chosen each year, one by students in grades 3 to 5 and one by students in grades 6 to 8, from separate lists of books.

Stow-Munroe Falls City School District

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The Stow-Munroe Falls City School District (SMFCSD) is a public primary and secondary school district with administrative offices in Stow, Ohio.

Douglas Anderson School of the Arts

The school opened in 1922 as a primary school specifically for African American students.

Education in the Philippines

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By law, education is compulsory for thirteen years (kindergarten and grades 1–12) and is grouped into three levels: elementary school (kindergarten–grade 6), junior high school (grades 7–10), and senior high school (grades 11–12).

Rick Dantzler

With his wife Julie, Dantzler has two daughters who specialized in medicine and primary education.