All I really need to know about how to live and what to do and how to be I learned in kindergarten. Remember the Dick-and-Jane books and the first word you learned--the biggest word of all--look. --Robert Fulgham

Importance of Kindgergarten

Importance of Kindgergarten

Jan 5, 2011-- An experienced teacher and a small class in kindergarten can set a person up for life. At least according to a large-scale study by the National Bureau of Economic Research. The bureau study, conducted by a team of economists, draws on data from Project STAR, one of the most widely studied education experiments in the United States. The project spans 11,600 students and their teachers in kindergarten through third grade across 79 schools. What's unique is that, while numerous studies have shown the benefits of intensive preschool programs, this study is the first to link a better classroom environment in the earliest grades to success in adulthood. The study shows compelling proof of how kindergarten affects your salary, your chances of going to college and owning a home, and even your retirement savings. (3274 reads)


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