ERIC Number: ED489442
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Mar
Preliminary Rural Analysis of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study--Kindergarten Cohort. Rural Early Childhood Brief Number 2
National Center for Rural Early Childhood Learning Initiatives - Mississippi State University Early Childhood Institute
This brief introduces the first results from a rural analysis of selected national datasets. Provided are key findings concerning kindergarten readiness of rural children from an analysis of the Kindergarten Cohort of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS). Future briefs will summarize the findings concerning the health of the Kindergarten Cohort, data from the Birth Cohort, and data from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). [This report was produced by the National Center for Rural Early Childhood Learning Initiatives, Mississippi State University.] (Contains 4 figures.)
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Rural Population, School Readiness, Rural Urban Differences, Racial Differences, Longitudinal Studies
National Center for Rural Early Childhood Learning Initiatives, Mississippi State University Early Childhood Institute, P.O. Box 6013, Mississippi State, MS 39762. Fax: 662-325-4836; Web site: http://www.ruralec.msstate.edu.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Child Trends, Inc., Washington, DC.