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Threat of funding loss for full-day kindergarten a concern
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Solomon Williams, 6, works at a math station during kindergarten class at Coyote Trail Elementary School.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Coyote Trail Elementary School kindergarten teacher Lori Valentine reads a story aloud to her class. Valentine, originally uncertain about the effects of full-day kindergarten, is now a proponent.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Marana Unified School District Superintendent Doug Wilson is concerned the district may not be able to retain full-day kindergarten.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Kindergarten teacher Kathy Zampier works through a reading and writing exercise with student Hunter Odden at Coyote Trail Elementary School. Marana Unified School District is looking to continue all-day kindergarten, but its funding is threatened.