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    Default Preschool Co-op aka. the Glorified Play Group

    Hi, the title is greek to me. Could anybody decode it for me?
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    Default Re: Preschool Co-op aka. the Glorified Play Group

    Context, please?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: Preschool Co-op aka. the Glorified Play Group

    It sounds like the writer doesn't think much of Pre-school co-op- it's like a nursery with some bits added on (presumably to do with ESL) to make it look better. The wider context would help, though.

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    Default Re: Preschool Co-op aka. the Glorified Play Group

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Context, please?
    I found that from this site:
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    Thanks for your help.

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    Default Re: Preschool Co-op aka. the Glorified Play Group

    A play group is simply children who get together to play.
    A co-op is when the members share costs.
    A pre-school is structured learning and play "school" for children aged 2-4.
    Therefore, a co-op pre-school is such a school wher ethe parents share costs and responsbility, exactly as the article explained.

    Something that is "glorified" (in this context) is simply a bigger, fancier version.

    Take a bigger, fancier version of children who get together to play, have parents share equal responsibility, and you have a co-op pre-school.
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