ERIC Number: EJ450523
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Doing Harm by Doing Good: Iatrogenic Effects of Early Childhood Enrollment and Promotion Policies.
Meisels, Samuel J.
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, v7 n2 p155-74 Jun 1992
Recent emphases on school readiness and standardized testing have resulted in educational practices with negative consequences for children. These practices include a higher school entry age, grade retention, transition programs, and the practice of enrolling children in kindergarten when they are six, rather than five, years old. (BC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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IES Cited: ED491697