Preschool Shows Promise for Cincinnati Students

September 26, 2019

Published by CounciLINK on September 26, 2019

Preschool Shows Promise for Cincinnati StudentsNew data shows that preschool improves children’s long-term performance. According to a recent Cincinnati study, black and low-income children are more likely to score on track by third grade if they have attended preschool.

Several local organizations partnered to review Cincinnati Public Schools Kindergarten Readiness Assessment Literacy (KRAL). Kindergarteners take the KRAL before November so teachers can assess and teach to the instructional level of students. The data follows students who took the test in 2004–05, 2005–06 and 2006–07 school years up until high school. The complete article is available at


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