On your marks: Measuring the school readiness of children in low-to-middle income families

Resolution Foundation – Analysis of a cohort of children born in 2000 finds that, at the start of school, children from low to middle income families are five months behind children from higher income families in terms of vocabulary skills – an important measure of cognitive development – and have more behaviour problems.

Resolution Foundation press release – Children in low to middle income families are already behind their most affluent peers when they start school, because of their upbringing – according to a major new study for the independent think tank, the Resolution Foundation.

TES article – By the numbers – income and child development.

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