“IMG_0164” by Matt Molinari licensed under CC BY 2.0


Source: Seattle Times

Following previous research which indicated the benefits of attending preschool, a new study details how early education can help children in their later years.

According to findings published in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, middle school students who previously attended preschool were more likely to perform better in math and had a higher chance of enrolling in advanced courses.

Moreover, the study found that students who were enrolled in preschool were less likely to repeat a grade compared to others who started their formal education in kindergarten.

Despite the positive impacts of a preschool education, the findings also indicated that African American students are more likely to be suspended, regardless of their background in early education.

Educators are calling for more extensive studies to examine the benefits and drawbacks of a preschool education on students from different ethnic backgrounds.

Read Full Story: Seattle Times


Contact mOppenheimTV

Thank you for your interest in mOppenheimTV. Do you have a question or comment about our programs or services? Please get in touch with us! We welcome any feedback you may have.

Your Name (required)

Your Organization (required)

Your Email (required)

Your Phone (required)

Subject (required) - check any that apply
INSIGHTNonprofit SpotlightPBS CollaborationExecutive SearchOther

Your Message

To submit, please enter the characters below into the bottom field:
[recaptcha class:mtv-recaptcha]

Study Indicates Long-Term Benefits of Preschool