Georgia celebrating sixth year of 'Pre-K Week'

Georgia celebrating sixth year of 'Pre-K Week'

GEORGIA (WTOC) - Georgia celebrates some of its youngest, and most adorable students this week.

More than 84,000 children attend the state's Pre-K program.

As part of Georgia Pre-K week, Cicely Sikes from Statesboro's Georgia Power office visited Sallie Zetterower Elementary to read to the students.

Teachers and school leaders say 4-year-old kindergarten is more than just recess, it sets up students for the rest of their school years.

"It's the transition from the home to the school environment. Students learn how to work with each other. They learn to work with other adults. They learn our routines, they learn responsibilities, and they learn our rules," said Sallie Zetterower Elementary Principal Julie Mizell.

This marks the sixth year of Pre-K Week in Georgia.

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