Child Care and Early Education Research Connections

Skip to main content

Two years vs. one: The relationship between dosage of programming and kindergarten readiness

Share
Description:
This research study investigated the effects of preschool dosage on kindergarten readiness in an urban school district (n= 1,464). This study was guided by one research question: do children who attend two years of structured early childhood education programming (3-year- old and 4-year-old pre-k) demonstrate stronger academic skills than their peers who only attend one year of pre-k programming (4-year-old pre-k only)? Implementing univariate and multivariate logistic regression models, we found that children who attend two years of programming were 34% more likely to make a successful transition to kindergarten compared to their peers who only attended pre-k as 4-year-olds. Black students who attended two years experienced a greater benefit, with a 53% increased likelihood of being kindergarten-ready. (author abstract)
Resource Type:
Reports & Papers
Funder(s):
Country:
United States
State(s):
New York

Related resources include summaries, versions, measures (instruments), or other resources in which the current document plays a part. Research products funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation are related to their project records.

- You May Also Like

These resources share similarities with the current selection.

Prek-3rd: Next steps for state longitudinal data systems

Fact Sheets & Briefs

Early childhood education professional development: Adult education glossary

Other

Long term impacts of compensatory preschool on health and behavior: Evidence from Head Start

Reports & Papers

Adult outcomes as a function of an early childhood educational program: An Abecedarian Project follow-up

Reports & Papers
Release: 'v1.24.0' | Built: 2023-01-23 14:56:35 EST