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Title:  Full-day and Half-day Kindergarten in the United States: Findings from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998-99
Description: This report describes public and private kindergarten in the United States. It includes information about the schools that offer full-day and half-day kindergarten and the children who attend these programs. The composition and structure of public school full-day and half-day kindergarten classes and the instructional practices used by teachers in these classes are described. The report concludes with an analysis of the cognitive gains of public school children who attend full-day and half-day programs.
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Cover Date: June 2004
Web Release: June 7, 2004
Print Release: June 28, 2004
Publication #: NCES 2004078
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Jill Walston, Education Statistics Services Institute Jerry West, National Center for Education Statistics
Type of Product: Statistical Analysis Report
Survey/Program Areas: Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS)
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