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Morning Read: Kindergarten readiness gap is shrinking, new study shows

LA School Report | September 8, 2016

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Kindergarten readiness gap between low-income and higher-income students shrinking

Persistent gaps in kindergarten readiness between children from low-income families and their higher-income peers — which have continued as ongoing achievement gaps in later years — appear to be narrowing, new research shows. And in a related finding, another report has concluded that lower-income parents are investing more time and effort in their younger children. By Jeremy Hay, EdSource

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