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Guo Ying, Tompkins Virginia, Justice Laura M., Petscher Yaacov, October, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this exploratory study was to examine the relationship between classroom age composition and preschoolers' vocabulary gains over an academic year and also to examine whether these relations were moderated by classroom quality. In this…
Landerso Rasmus, Nielsen Helena Skyt, Simonsen Marianne, February, 2013
Reports & Papers
This paper investigates the effects of school starting age on crime while relying on variation in school starting age induced by administrative rules; we exploit that Danish children typically start first grade in the calendar year they turn seven,…
Bell Elizabeth R., Greenfield Daryl B., Bulotsky-Shearer Rebecca J., Q1 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of associations between classroom age composition and low income Head Start children's rates of change in school readiness over the course of an academic year, based on data from 4,417 preschool children enrolled in 207 classrooms in…
Huang Francis L., Invernizzi Marcia, Q1 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of young-for-grade students to old-for-grade students on both early literacy upon kindergarten entry and their probabilities of being retained in kindergarten, and an examination of the relationship between early education attendance…
Kholshchevnikov V. V., Samoshin D. A., Parfyonenko A. P., Belosokhov I. P., August-October 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of children of different age groups evacuating from early care and education institutions, from pre-movement time through their movement along the emergency escape routes, based on observations of 2-month to 7-year-old children from 8 early…
Zhao Huafang, May, 2012
Reports & Papers
An examination of the characteristics of the children in Montgomery County, Maryland, who enter kindergarten through Early Entrance to Kindergarten (EEK), which allows young children to enter kindergarten if they are within six weeks of the entrance…
Zhao Huafang, May, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of the characteristics of the children in Montgomery County, Maryland, who enter kindergarten through Early Entrance to Kindergarten (EEK), which allows young children to enter kindergarten if they are within six weeks of…
Vitiello Virginia E., Booren Leslie M., Downer Jason T., Williford Amanda P., Q2 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the variation in preschool children's positive and negative engagement with teachers, peers, and tasks, and of the relationship between engagement and both classroom activity settings and child's age and gender, based on data from…
Schlotter Martin, November, 2011
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of children's age at preschool entry to behavioral and socioemotional skills in the year prior to starting school in Germany, based on maternal reports collected at age 5 and 6 of children's date of preschool entry and…
Mussio Jerry, McCrea Pat, 07 June, 2011
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of age at kindergarten entry to later academic outcomes, based on longitudinal data from 46,968 children in British Columbia, Canada, who entered kindergarten in fall 1995 and who had all been born from January through…
Mussio Jerry, McCrea Pat, 07 June, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the relationship of age at kindergarten entry to later academic outcomes, based on longitudinal data from 46,968 children in British Columbia, Canada, who entered kindergarten in fall 1995 and who had all been born from…
DeCicca Philip, Smith Justin D., May 2011
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of age of kindergarten entry to later academic outcomes, based on data collected from students in British Columbia, Canada, who had been subject to changes in policy regarding age of kindergarten entry
Muhlenweg Andrea M., Blomeyer Dorothea, Laucht Manfred, 2011
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of age at school entry to child temperament at ages 8 and 11, based on longitudinal data from 360 children in the Rhine-Neckar region of Germany
Horstschraer Julia, Muehler Grit, 19 July, 2010
Reports & Papers
An examination of age and developmental status as predictors of recommendation for school entrance, based on school entrance examination data from the 2006 and 2007 school entrance cohorts in the state of Brandenburg, Germany
University of Minnesota. Center for Early Education and Development, June, 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of research on the relationship of age of entry into early care and education services to children's school readiness and success