The Education Commission of the States reports that more than half of the states and the District of Columbia now require children to take kindergarten entrance assessments.
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April 01, 2014
March 11, 2014
The youngest kindergartners in any class are about five times more likely to be retained than their older peers, a new study states.
February 07, 2014
Only half of Kentucky's children were ready to enter kindergarten this year, a new study states.
December 12, 2013
Math concepts can be supported through games and other activities that are developmentally appropriate for an early-education classroom, say those researching math learning among young children.
November 04, 2013
Targeted early-childhood education programs and strengthened connection between early-childhood providers and schools can help address education disparities, says a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
September 13, 2013
Hundreds of families ineligible for San Antonio's new pre-K program can take part in a home-schooling program featuring iPads loaded with a literacy curriculum.
September 12, 2013
The federal government increased the grant program because of the quality of applicants, a department official said.
August 29, 2013
The Quality Rating and Improvement Systems may be using too many indicators to derive results, researchers say.
July 12, 2013
The children in the 2009 study are below the norms at both entry and exit from Head Start, but do improve in some pre-academic areas.
May 23, 2013
$9.2 million will be devoted to helping states create tests that measure the readiness of young children to take on the social and academic requirements of kindergarten.