At New Chelsea Elementary School in Kansas City, Kan., last August, kindergarten teacher Ruth DiSilvestro gave students a thumbs up.
At New Chelsea Elementary School in Kansas City, Kan., last August, kindergarten teacher Ruth DiSilvestro gave students a thumbs up. Jill Toyoshiba jtoyoshiba@kcstar.com
At New Chelsea Elementary School in Kansas City, Kan., last August, kindergarten teacher Ruth DiSilvestro gave students a thumbs up. Jill Toyoshiba jtoyoshiba@kcstar.com

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