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Can Kindergarten Readiness Predict Drop-Outs?

When it comes to making sure every child has the core competencies to succeed in school and later in life, Larry Aber and his colleagues at the Brookings Institution acknowledge the importance of early learning programs - but also argue that it's not too late to help middle school students catch up.
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March 18, 2013

Their paper concludes with a discussion of how middle childhood interventions, such as a social emotional learning program or a whole school reform program, might improve short- and long-term outcomes for low-income children.

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