Pre-Kindergarten Longitudinal Study 1997-98 School Year: Report 2

Apr 01, 1999
  • Description

Findings reported here are from the second year of a longitudinal study of the Georgia Prekindergarten Program (Pre-K) conducted by staff of the Applied Research Center at Georgia State University. The study, which is being funded by the Office of School Readiness, is designed to follow a sample of Pre-K children through their school careers to study the effects of Pre-K on future educational success. For the second year of the study, 3,201 children were followed into 1,672 kindergarten classes. Sources of data for this year of the study included surveys of teachers and parents, as well as on-site visits to a random sample of classrooms.