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The Wednesday Slice question

What is the most common misconception kids who are about to enter kindergarten have about school?

A) The idea that, if they don't like the first day, they don't have to go back for the second. B) The notion that repeating Bartleby the Scrivener's famous line is all they have to do if they want to stay home. C) The belief that all the others in the herd have actually been vaccinated. D) Vocational training starts on Day 1. E) The Global Marketplace is saying "C'mon, show me what you've got." F) Chinese 5-year-olds can smell fear. G) The idea that it will be OK to bring his or her loyal dog to class. H) That mom is kidding when she says "You'll go to kindergarten and like it." I) That it is a place that will nurture their candy colored dream world. J) The belief that if they would rather be doing something else, they can just get up and leave. K) Other.  

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