Study of Early Education in Texas The Relationship of Pre-K Attendance to 3rd Grade Test Results

Publication Date: March 2012

Publisher: Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources

Author(s): Aletha E. Huston; Deanna Schexnayder; Anjali Gupta

Research Area: Education

Keywords: early childhood; education

Type: Report

Coverage: Texas


Ray Marshall Center researchers conducted an exploratory analysis of the relationship between participation in pre-kindergarten and success in the early school years. Outcome measures to be used in this phase of the analysis will be either 1st grade passing rates or 3rd grade performance on TAKS tests, depending on the years of the Texas Education Agency data available in the Education Research Center data warehouse at the time that the study was conducted.