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.
March 07, 2014
Kindergartners whose teachers were trained by the i3-granted-funded Children's Literacy Initiative scored higher on early literacy assessments.
February 28, 2014
Most principals separate twins in kindergarten to promote independence and academic achievement, but do so based on unfounded beliefs, a study says.
February 20, 2014
A comparison between kindergarten math standards in the Common Core State Standards and the draft Indiana standards released Feb. 19 reveal some important distinctions.
February 19, 2014
Teachers are spending too much time on skills most children have mastered by the time they start school, says a group of researchers.
February 13, 2014
A study has found that kindergarten teachers spend most of their time on basic literacy and math but that children learn more when taught more advanced material.
February 03, 2014
An official with the National Association for the Education of Young Children worries that kindergartners have less choice these days to pursue their own interests.
January 31, 2014
Poor and minority children are more likely to feel the impact of evolving kindergarten curricula than are their peers from other groups, says a national study on changes to kindergarten.
January 30, 2014
The days when kindergarten focused on playing and finger painting may be waning, according to a new University of Virginia study, as early-learning classrooms devote significantly more attention to preparing students to read.