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ERIC Number: ED483108
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Sep
Pages: 4
Abstractor: Author
The Summer After Kindergarten: Children?s Activities and Library Use by Household Socioeconomic Status - Issue Brief. NCES 2004-037
U.S. Department of Education
US Department of Education
This Issue Brief provides a description of children?s participation in various activities during the summer after kindergarten. Children?s participation in activities is compared across a measure of SES. This Brief also takes a closer look at one summer activity in particular?children?s library use. The Issue Brief draws on data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998?99 (ECLS-K), which provide nationally representative information regarding the approximately 3.9 million children enrolled in kindergarten during the 1998?99 school year. The ECLS-K included a parent interview in fall 1999 that asked parents about their children?s participation in activities during the summer of 1999. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A