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By Mary Schenkel

STEP into Kindergarten:  Giant Leap for kids’ education

Having children kindergarten ready – “prepared across the five critical domains: social/emotional, physical health and well-being, cognitive, communication and adaptive learning” – is an integral part of the countywide Moonshot Moment goal of reaching 90 percent literacy by third grade. One major tool in that arsenal is STEP into Kindergarten (Summer Transition Enrichment Program), a community partnership funded through the Education Foundation of Indian River County and implemented by the School District of Indian River County.