Why Preschool is Good for Both You and Your Children
There is no question about it, being a parent can and sometimes will be hard. There is lots to stress about and little freetime to figure it all out, especially when your children are younger. One thing that all parents find relief in, at least in the sense of free time, is the approach of the school year. This opportunity usually is reserved for the arrival of kindergarten, but if you want to give your child the gift of an advance on their education and give yourself the gift of a little more free time you might want to look into enrolling them in preschool.
Although preschool is a private school and therefore inherently more daunting, it has been proven to be a better option for children of a learning age. Preschool works not only as a day care, but both a prep school and a source of private education as well. Nearly a quarter of all U.S. schools are private schools, a surprising statistic that is not entirely well known. These sorts of statistics bode very well for both current and future parents, seeing as how well private schools (preschools included) stack up against the public education system. 21% of public school teachers report that student apathy is a problem in their school, while only 4% of private school teachers report this as a problem. There is a more one on one name knowing basis between the teachers and the students, and such a trusting and caring relationship with one’s teachers will likely follow a student for their whole life even if they enter public school later on. 24% of public school teachers report that lack of parental involvement is a problem in their school, while only 3% of private school teachers report this as a problem. Thus serving as just another outlet of proof for the benefits of private and preparatory schools.
That does little to even make not of the benefits of time that is given to parents by enrolling their children in preprimary programs. Among three- to five-year-olds who were enrolled in such programs in 2015, some 51% attended full-day programs. Giving parents the time they need to work, while also providing them with some much needed and hard earned rest. So why not invest in your children’s future while also taking a little bit of time for yourself in the present.