Summary of Leveraging Integrated Data Systems to Examine the Effect of Housing and Neighborhood Conditions on Kindergarten Readiness

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Poor housing conditions are taking a toll on many American children’s early development and school “readiness,” says the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development. During a four-year study of kindergarten readiness scores in large cities, the center found that children living in disadvantaged neighborhoods or in subpar housing aren’t ready for kindergarten when they start. While the study’s findings may not be surprising to everyone, they do offer hard evidence that could help drive policy decisions to help families living in these conditions. getAbstract recommends this report to education professionals and public policy leaders.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How poor housing conditions negatively affect kindergarten readiness levels,
  • Why “universal high quality preschool programs” should pay close attention to children experiencing housing challenges and
  • Why policy debates to revitalize neighborhoods need to factor young children into the equation.
 

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The Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development uses data and analysis to inform public policy and program planning.

 

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Many children in cities around the United States begin kindergarten “well behind in their cognitive and social development.” One of the reasons these youngsters get off to a disadvantaged start involves their poor housing conditions. If communities want to help these children improve their educational...

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