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The pressure to get kindergarten 'right' makes for anxious parents




Kindergarten teacher, Sharon Lee, with her new students at Carlthorp School in Santa Monica.
Kindergarten teacher, Sharon Lee, with her new students at Carlthorp School in Santa Monica.
Steve Springer, Carlthorp School

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If you're a kid — or you've got kids — September is pretty much synonymous with school.

Across Southern California, the new academic year is in full swing, including for the thousands of kindergarteners. It's an exciting time for some and a scary time for others.

And it's not just the kids who are anxious. KPCC's Deepa Fernandes reports