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Bassok, Daphna; Latham, Scott; Rorem, Anna – AERA Open, 2016
Recent accounts suggest that accountability pressures have trickled down into the early elementary grades and that kindergarten today is characterized by a heightened focus on academic skills and a reduction in opportunities for play. This paper compares public school kindergarten classrooms between 1998 and 2010 using two large, nationally…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Public Schools, Educational History, Preschool Teachers
Bassok, Daphna; Latham, Scott – Grantee Submission, 2017
Private and public investments in early childhood education have expanded significantly in recent years. Despite this heightened investment, we have little empirical evidence on whether children today enter school with different skills than they did in the late nineties. Using two large, nationally representative datasets, this paper documents how…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Early Childhood Education, Literacy, Mathematics Skills
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Bassok, Daphna; Finch, Jenna; Lee, RaeHyuck; Reardon, Sean F.; Waldfogel, Jane – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2016
To date, no studies have documented how much early childhood experiences have changed over time. In the current study, researchers use two large, nationally representative datasets of kindergarten entrants to document the following: (1) How have children's early childhood experiences changed between 1998 and 2010?; (2) To what extent have…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten, Socioeconomic Status, Achievement Gap
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Bassok, Daphna; Latham, Scott – Educational Researcher, 2017
Private and public investments in early childhood education have expanded significantly in recent years. Despite this heightened investment, we have little empirical evidence on whether children today enter school with different skills than they did in the late nineties. Using two large, nationally representative data sets, this article documents…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Early Childhood Education, Literacy, Mathematics Skills