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Lee Kyunghee, December, 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examines how the age at which children enter Head Start affects their academic and behavioral outcomes. Data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth are incorporated to analyze the progress of 1,553 Head Start children. The…
Moller Arlen C., Forbes-Jones Emma, Hightower A. Dirk, November, 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of age composition in 70 urban preschool classrooms in relation to child development as measured by the Child Observation Record?s cognitive, motor, and social subscales
Susman-Stillman Amy R., Banghart Patti, August, 2008
Literature Review
A review of research on the characteristics of users and providers of family, friend, and neighbor care (FFN), and a review of research on FFN usage patterns by children's age
Susman-Stillman Amy R., Banghart Patti, August, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of research on the characteristics of users and providers of family, friend, and neighbor care (FFN), and an overview of research on FFN usage patterns by children's age
Deming David, Dynarski Susan M., June 2008
Other
A discussion of the relationship of delayed elementary school entry, or redshirting, to later outcomes, including lower educational attainment and sex differences in educational attainment
Black Sandra E., Devereux Paul J., Salvanes Kjell G., March 2008
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of age of primary school entry to long-run outcomes including IQ at age 18, educational attainment, teenage pregnancy, and adult earnings, based on a national administrative data set in Norway
Colasanti Michael, March, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of trends in age of kindergarten entry cutoff dates and their implications
Grace Donna, DeBaryshe Barbara Diane, December 18, 2006
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of an evaluation of the experiences of schools participating in a two-tiered kindergarten pilot program in Hawaii in which younger children, after their first year in kindergarten, are either promoted to first grade or spend a second year…
Bedard Kelly, Dhuey Elizabeth, November 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the association between and long-term academic achievement and relative maturity (the ages of children at school entry compared to that of their classmates) as related to the timing of their birth, based on data from several OECD countries
Grace Donna, DeBaryshe Barbara Diane, November 2006
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the experiences of schools participating in a two-tiered kindergarten pilot program in Hawaii in which younger children, after their first year in kindergarten, are either promoted to first grade or spend a second year in…
Puhani Patrick A, Weber Andrea M., May 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the association between a child?s age on school entry (age 6 or age 7) and their later scholastic success and tracking, based on data collected from 182,676 German pupils chiefly from the Hessen state
Joesch Jutta M., Maher Erin J., Durfee Alesha, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of child care arrangements for the youngest children of families, examining the effect of family characteristics on observed differences of child care arrangements
Morrissey Taryn, Cochran Moncrieff M., Dunifon Rachel E., 2006
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This ongoing study addresses examines relations between concurrent, multiple child care arrangements, or arrangement multiplicity, and young children's health. Specifically, a longitudinal, comprehensive dataset is used to relate changes in the…
Fredriksson Peter, Ockert Bjorn, July, 2005
Reports & Papers
An investigation of the effect of children?s age of school entry on their long-term education and employment outcomes, based on an analysis of administrative data on all children in Sweden born between 1935 and 1984
Scotland. Education Department, 2005
Reports & Papers
A study on cognitive development and factors that may influence the cognitive development of kindergarten age children in Scotland, compared with other English speaking countries