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Western Michigan University

Educational Methods

1990

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The Relationship Between School Readiness Placement And Student Achievement, Jayne Mohr Dec 1990

The Relationship Between School Readiness Placement And Student Achievement, Jayne Mohr

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between school readiness placement and student achievement. A descriptive comparison in first grade of the three student groups placed in kindergarten (K, n = 194), developmental kindergarten (DK, n = 58) or waived to kindergarten (WK, n = 25) was completed.

Math and reading scores on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) were analyzed through an analysis of variance and Tukey/Kramer post hoc analysis. The relationship between level of education of the mother (LEM) and total reading and math ITBS scores was measured with a Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient. The coefficient ...