Ready for School: Can Full-Day Kindergarten Level the Playing Field?

Publication Date: January 2006

Publisher: RAND Corporation

Author(s): Le Vi-Nhuan; Sheila Nataraj Kirby; Heather Barney

Research Area: Education



This research brief assesses relationship between school readiness skills at kindergarten entry and reading and mathematics achievement through fifth grade; also examines kindergarten program factors that predict nonacademic school readiness skills.