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Title:  Findings from the Condition of Education 2000: Entering Kindergarten
Description: This essay from the Condition of Education summarizes information from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998-99 on the reading and mathematics skills and knowledge children possess when they enter school, and their social skills and interest in learning. Children who entered kindergarten at different ages and who are at risk of not succeeding in school are compared in these areas.
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Cover Date: January 2001
Web Release: January 22, 2001
Print Release: February 8, 2001
Publication #: NCES 2001035
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Nicholas Zill and Jerry West
Type of Product: Brochure
Survey/Program Areas: Annual Reports Program (Annual)
Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS)
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