By Elizabeth StoltenbergPublished August 12, 2018 08:17:21When you’re a parent and a child is in kindergarten, it’s important to make sure you have the right resources to make a strong connection with your child, especially if you’re raising two or more children.
This year, a new research study by the Child Development Research Institute of the University of Pennsylvania has found that, while the odds of a child going to a kindergarten classroom are very high, they are not as high as parents and teachers think.
The study, published in the August issue of the journal Child Development, examined more than 12,000 kindergarten students, from preschool to grade school.
The researchers found that parents who have children in kindergarten are three times more likely to have their children in a kindergarten, and more likely if they have more than two children.
That means that they are also more likely than other parents to have two children in their homes, the researchers found.
The higher the number of children in the home, the higher the likelihood that a child in kindergarten will go to school.
“The findings of this study suggest that kindergarten classrooms should be an attractive and challenging place for children to learn and play,” said study author Elizabeth Stoltz, Ph.
D., director of the Child development Research Institute.
“They should be places where children can have fun, socialize, and feel connected to others.”
In this study, researchers looked at kindergarten students who were aged 5 to 18 years old, and they found that in the first year of kindergarten, about 50 percent of kindergarten students attended a kindergarten setting.
About 15 percent attended a preschool setting, and 10 percent attended both.
The remaining children did not attend a kindergarten.
The study also found that a significant number of kindergarteners did not have parents who attended preschool or kindergarten.
About 1 in 5 kindergarteners in this study did not live with their parents.
The report found that there were significant differences between kindergarteners who were from high-income families and those who were not.
The high-wealth group comprised 29 percent of the kindergarten students and 18 percent of those who did not.
A high-earning family had a median household income of $106,400, while those with a median income of less than $50,000 had a lower percentage.
According to the researchers, the children of families with high incomes are more likely in kindergarten to be white and to attend the school in which their parents attend kindergarten.
In addition, the high-to-low income group comprised nearly 25 percent of all kindergarten students in the study.
In addition to having to decide whether to send your child to kindergarten, you may also have to decide what preschool or other educational setting is right for your child.
“There are a variety of reasons that you might want to send a child to a school with a preschool or a kindergarten program,” said Dr. Stoltzer.
“The primary reason is that there are lots of opportunities to participate in activities and have a fun time with your children, which makes it easier for children with special needs to participate.”
The researchers also found an increased risk of developing learning disabilities and behavioral problems as a result of sending a child into kindergarten.
For example, preschoolers who attended a school for the first time had a 1.4 times higher risk of being diagnosed with autism, compared to children who did nothing to prepare them for kindergarten.
“It’s a real concern when children who are at risk for learning disabilities or behavioral problems have to make that decision,” said Stoltzo.
“It’s not just about making a decision about what is the right educational environment for your kid.”
For more information on preschool, visit www.kidschool.org.
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