Some advice for parents who are seeing their children off to kindergarten in a few days – advice on ways to make it a little easier for the new student. Supervisor Gretchen Berhorst with the Early Childhood Section of the State Education Department says good communication between teacher and parent is important for a good start. She says children who have been involved in early childhood programs or pre-schools usually have less trouble adjusting to kindergarten than children who haven’t had those experiences. -bp-