Start Kindergarten Later?

October 2008
Science Teacher;Oct2008, Vol. 75 Issue 7, p17
Academic Journal
The article discusses educational research that counters the belief that children who are kept out of kindergarten longer perform better academically. Economics professor Darren Lubotsky comments on a study that suggests older kindergarten students do not posses a greater aptitude for learning but have a temporary academic advantage due to skills learned at home and at preschool. Lubotsky noted that test scores of older student decline over time.


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