From: Education Week

Do 4-Year-Olds Lose When They Share Classrooms With 3-Year-Olds?

Education Week:

Four-year-olds enrolled in Head Start made smaller academic gains when they shared their classroom with 3-year-olds, according to a study out this week by a team of researchers at the University of Texas, Austin.

“We’ve known for a couple of years that 4-year-olds don’t perform as well in Head Start as other children, and this may be a big reason why,” said Elizabeth Gershoff, an associate professor of human development and family sciences at UT Austin.

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