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School Readiness Data in Action

School Readiness Data in Action

This blog post is the final installment of a four-part series about School Readiness.

In this blog post, we explore ways in which partners have used data gathered from school readiness assessments to turn the curve on readiness in their communities.

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How can we close readiness gaps?

How can we close readiness gaps?

This blog post is the third of a four-part series about School Readiness.

How can we close readiness gaps? Given the implications of school readiness for future outcomes, it is critical to know where readiness gaps occur and what can be done to help close them. 

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Measuring School Readiness

Measuring School Readiness

This blog post is the second of a four-part series about School Readiness.

How Do We Measure Readiness? At ASR, we have been measuring school readiness in communities throughout California, as well as in Arizona, North Carolina, and Illinois, since 2001.

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How a Kindergarten Transition Program in Arizona has Helped Prepare Disadvantaged Students for Kindergarten

For a number of years, education leaders, community leaders, and families across Northern Arizona have been focused on ways to improve school readiness among the area’s neediest children. An array of public agencies and non-profit community-based organizations, including the Coconino County Office of the Superintendent, First Things First, and the United Way of Northern Arizona, have worked collaboratively to build and support early childhood initiatives that support school readiness.

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47,000!

ASR has been helping to assess children’s readiness for kindergarten for over a decade, and we are delighted to announce that our ©Kindergarten Observation Form has been used in over 47,000 assessments throughout counties in California, Illinois and Arizona.

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