A new policy paper argues that the exact number of hours preschoolers spend in class should be reported and studied, rather than the "half-day" and "full-day" labels.
All Blog Posts With kindergarten Tag or Category
August 07, 2014
June 19, 2014
School leaders in the 34,000-student district are hoping to boost school readiness and enrollment in prekindergarten classes by enacting the measure.
May 23, 2014
A new study finds that all kindergartners learn more math if their classmates are highly engaged but that some benefit more than others.
April 01, 2014
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.
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.