ERIC Number: EJ530380
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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The Effects of Pre-First-Grade Programs on Student Reading and Mathematics Achievement.
Southard, Nancy A.; May, Deborah C.
Psychology in the Schools, v33 n2 p132-42 Apr 1996
The benefits of pre-first programs and grade retentions are not consistently supported in the research literature. Study investigates the short- and long-term effects of pre-first programs on students' (n=66) academic achievement in reading and mathematics. No significant differences were found in six of the eight analyses conducted, indicating few, if any, positive effects from the pre-first program. (FC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Iowa Tests of Basic Skills; California Achievement Tests