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Children’s Kindergarten Transition Experiences Are Essential to Their School Success

“The transition to kindergarten is a time that presents changing demands, expectations, and supports for children and their families. When children experience discontinuities between early learning settings and kindergarten, they may be at greater risk for academic failure and social adjustment problems. Thus, building and implementing a seamless kindergarten transition can make a signifcant diference for children’s on-going school success.”

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From the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning:
The linked document was developed with funds from Grant #90HC0012 for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Head Start, and the Office of Child Care by the National Center for Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning. This resource may be duplicated for noncommercial uses without permission.