A community effort to support the transition from pre-K to kindergarten

Resource Type: Reports & Papers
Author(s): Spain, Angeline; Ehrlich, Stacy; Cowhy, Jennifer; Dasgupta, Denali; Lockaby, Tracey;
Date Issued: July, 2018
Publisher(s): University of Chicago Consortium on School Research; University of Chicago. Chapin Hall Center for Children
Description: Researchers at Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago (Chapin Hall) and the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research (UChicago Consortium) studied the first full-year implementation of PKTP in 2016-17. This report provides an overview of PKTP's approach as a transitions program; describes implementation fidelity, successes, and challenges; and characterizes teacher and family reports about their experiences with this effort to create coherence across the schools and centers in Altgeld-Riverdale. Studying this model offered an opportunity to add to a new and growing knowledge base about implementation efforts to improve kindergarten transition experiences. (author abstract)
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Funder(s): Chapin Hall-UChicago Joint Research Fund
Source: Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Consortium on School Research. Retrieved from https://consortium.uchicago.edu/sites/default/files/publications/A%20Community%20Effort%20to%20Support-July2018-Consortium.pdf
Topics: Parent, School, & Community School Readiness/Child School Success & Performance > Transition To School
Country: United States
States: ILLINOIS
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