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May 7, 2007
Jesse Tinsley photo

Kindergarteners Ava McClintock, center, Mykael Maddox, center right, try to name letters and sounds on cards held by teacher Jacque Dean, right, in the all-day kindergarten class at Atlas Elementary in Hayden. At left are Emigdio Guzman-Contreras and Tayler Holbert, second from left. For kids who need reading and language help, the all-day kindergarten reinforces what half-day kindergarteners are learning.