Full-day kindergarten

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Research & analysis

Effects of full-day kindergarten on academic achievement and social development
Review of Educational Research, 80(1).34-70.
Cooper, Harris, Batts, Allen, Patall, Erika A. & Dent, Amy L.

Is more better? The effects of full-day vs. half-day preschool on early school achievement
National Institute for Early Education Research
Kenneth B. Robin, Ellen C. Frede & W. Steven Barnett, 16 May 06

Full-day kindergarten: Expanding learning opportunities
WestEd Center on Policy
Malia Villegas, 1 Apr 05

Full-day and half-day kindergarten in the United States: Findings from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998-1999
Institute of Education Sciences (IES) National Center for Education Statistics, United States Department of Education
Jill Waltson and Jerry West, 7 Jun 04

Kindergarten: The overlooked school year
Working paper series, Foundation for Child Development
Sara Vecchiotti, 1 Oct 01

Useful links

AECEO Full day early learning website

The Ontario early learning advisors report

Fri, 06/03/2011