Impacts of school entry age on academic growth through second grade
Does entering school older give students an edge? New research suggests an early advantage may fade in later grades.
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Learn what research shows about the variation in math skills early learners have when they enter kindergarten and ways to support building of these foundational skills.
By: Elizabeth Barker
This research uses interim assessment test results to measure the impact of prior year attendance on starting achievement the following year. Results show the impacts are significant and persistent.
This study examines academic skills at kindergarten entry from 2010 and 2017 using data from over 2 million kindergarten students.
Catching up or falling behind: Measuring middle school achievement trajectories for college readiness
This study presents a framework that uses academic trajectories in the middle grades for identifying students in need of intervention and providing targeted support.
Eduwonk interviews Christine Pitts on new NWEA research on trends in academic skills of students entering kindergarten from 2010-2017.
In this interview, James Soland discusses his research exploring the connection between social-emotional learning and growth in achievement for English language learner students.
By: James Soland
On this podcast, Megan Kuhfeld, a research scientist at NWEA, joins Thomas B. Fordham Institute’s Mike Petrilli to discuss her recent, sobering findings about the reading and math skills of children entering kindergarten.
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