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Preschools Push To Make Parents Their Child's 'Lead Teacher'

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Claire McInerny
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Indiana Public Broadcasting

The first huge milestones of a kid’s life -- crawling, walking, talking, are often cultivated by their parents. But often, once a child enters school full time those milestones shift from the living room to the classroom.

A teacher takes on the responsibility of helping a child master reading, counting and various motor skills, with the parents playing a supporting role.

StateImpact Indiana’s Claire McInerny explains the push in Indiana preschools to engage parents as a lead teacher in their child’s life.