Does Delayed Kindergarten Entrance Benefit Children with Special Needs from Reducing the Later School Retention?

Based on the results of one study, it was found there are many more children with special needs who tend to delay their entry to school than those without. In addition, there is no significant effect of delayed entry on the reduction of retention in the later grades.  

Created on November 21 2015 at 08: 00 AM


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1: "Does Delayed School Entry Reduce Later Grade Retentions And Use Of Special Education Services?," Remedial And Special Education, 1995, by DC May, DK Kundert, D Brent. (Citations: 71).

Abstract The practice of delaying children's entry into a kindergarten program 1 year beyond the traditional chronolgical age of their classmates is a controversial issue. although this practice has been said to reduce the need for grade retentions and special education ...



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