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Would you support mandatory kindergarten for Indiana schoolchildren?

Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick is pushing for it to better prepare our children for their elementary education and beyond.

But Indiana is one of 16 states that doesn't mandate schooling for children under the age of 7.

Should the status quo of optional kindergarten in the Hoosier state be changed, and why?

Sound off by sending us letters to the editor of 150 words or less on the topic. Send them by email to letters@nwi.com or by mail to Letters to the Editor, 601 45th Ave., Munster, IN 46307.

Include your full name, city/town of residence and a phone number where we can contact you to verify the letters, which will be published in upcoming editions of The Times.

Letters will be published in upcoming editions of The Times and at nwi.com/opinion.

Read the latest Letters to the Editor (16 years after 9/11, do you feel safer?) here:

Letters to the editor: 16 years after 9/11, do you feel safer?

  • Laura Daley, Hobart

I'm afraid to leave my window open at night, afraid of shopping at Southlake Mall, afraid of driving my car and afraid to look at somebody the…

  • Bruce Kamstra, Lansing

Safety is a state of mind. Personally I don't feel any more or less safe based on where I live. I trust law enforcement and intelligence agenc…

  • George Donati, Valparaiso

As far as feeling any safer under any of our presidents present or past, we must refrain from the worries of political correctness "phobias" o…

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