Tag: "Kindergarten"

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The Costly Consequences of Not Being Socially and Behaviorally Ready by Kindergarten

In 2015, 52% of Baltimore City Public Schools’ kindergarteners were assessed as entering school without sufficient social-behavioral skills needed to learn.  These are the readiness skills children need to follow directions, comply with rules, manage emotions, solve problems, organize and complete tasks, and get along with others. This report examined the relationships between social-behavioral readiness […]

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Born in Baltimore

This is the first report from the Early Education Data Collaborative (EEDC). With approximately 9,000 babies born each year to Baltimore residents.  The EEDC is an effort to describe the experiences of these Baltimore birth cohorts as they grow up in the city and enter elementary school. Some key findings include: Just under two-thirds of […]

Early Elementary Performance and  Attendance in Baltimore City Schools’ Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten
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Early Elementary Performance and Attendance in Baltimore City Schools’ Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten

By: Faith Connolly and Linda S. Olson Early Elementary Performance and  Attendance in Baltimore City Schools’ Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten looks at attendance in the early grades of elementary school. In particular, we focus on Pre-Kindergarten (PreK) and Kindergarten (K) and follow these young students over time, examining their pattern of chronic absence (CA) in PreK and […]