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Title:  Early Childhood Longitudinal Study - Kindergarten Class of 1998-99 (ECLS-K), Psychometric Report for Kindergarten Through First Grade
Description: This working paper documents the design, development, and psychometric characteristics of the assessment instruments used in the ECLS-K. The focus is on the psychometric results of the assessment instruments for four time points; fall- and spring-kindergarten and fall- and spring-first grade. The assessment instruments examined include the cognitive (direct and indirect), socioemotional, and psychomotor. In addition, issues in analyzing longitudinal measures of cognitive skills are discussed.
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Cover Date: August 2002
Web Release: September 10, 2002
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Publication #: NCES 200205
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Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: Working Paper
  Working Papers provide preliminary analysis of substantive, technical, and methodological issues. They are works in progress that are presented to promote the sharing of valuable work experience and knowledge. These papers have not undergone a rigorous review for consistency with NCES standards.
Survey/Program Areas: Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS)
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