kindergarten readiness http://wfpl.org en JCPS Holds Workshops in Louisville Neighborhoods Where Kindergarten Readiness Scores Were Lower http://wfpl.org/post/jcps-holds-workshops-louisville-neighborhoods-where-kindergarten-readiness-scores-were-lower <p>Earlier this year, Kentucky released results of screeners meant to<a href="/post/graphics-how-ready-classes-were-kindergartners-each-jefferson-county-public-school"> show what percentage of this year's kindergartners entered with the skills needed </a>for school.</p><p>The results showed vast differences in "kindergarten readiness" in children coming from Louisville's many neighborhoods.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:53:54 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9091 at http://wfpl.org JCPS Holds Workshops in Louisville Neighborhoods Where Kindergarten Readiness Scores Were Lower Graphics | How Ready For Classes Were Kindergartners at Each Jefferson County Public School http://wfpl.org/post/graphics-how-ready-classes-were-kindergartners-each-jefferson-county-public-school <p>Slightly more than half of this year's Jefferson County Public School <a href="/post/half-kentuckys-kindergartners-entered-ready-school-jcps-results-slightly-better">kindergartners entered school ready, </a>which, of course, means slightly less than half weren't.</p><p>For JCPS, the breakdown is: 47.7 percent weren't ready, 52.3 percent were ready. (<a href="/post/why-measuring-what-kentuckys-kindergartners-know-useful">Here's more</a> on what "ready" means.)</p><p>Here's a further breakdown of the JCPS kindergarten screener data.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 12:00:47 +0000 Joseph Lord 8423 at http://wfpl.org Graphics | How Ready For Classes Were Kindergartners at Each Jefferson County Public School Half of Kentucky's Kindergartners Entered Ready for School; JCPS Results Slightly Better http://wfpl.org/post/half-kentuckys-kindergartners-entered-ready-school-jcps-results-slightly-better <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Half of Kentucky's kindergartners were ready in the fall to enter the public education system, and Jefferson County's youngest students were slightly more prepared, according to state data released Thursday afternoon. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This school year all kindergarten students in the state were tested for readiness. Each child was tested as they entered school in five developmental areas, including social, emotional and academic skills.</span></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 19:00:08 +0000 Devin Katayama 8422 at http://wfpl.org Half of Kentucky's Kindergartners Entered Ready for School; JCPS Results Slightly Better Why Measuring What Kentucky's Kindergartners Know is Useful http://wfpl.org/post/why-measuring-what-kentuckys-kindergartners-know-useful <p>This afternoon, we find out how prepared Kentucky's kindergarten students were entering the 2013-2014 school year last fall.</p><p>The Kentucky Education Department releases its first ever statewide results of its kindergarten screener.</p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 8406 at http://wfpl.org Why Measuring What Kentucky's Kindergartners Know is Useful Kentucky to Release Results of Kindergarten Readiness Screenings This Week http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-release-results-kindergarten-readiness-screenings-week <p></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 10.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px 'Lucida Grande'"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">The Kentucky Department of Education plans to release the results of its kindergarten readiness screeners this week, officials say.</span></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:01:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 8361 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky to Release Results of Kindergarten Readiness Screenings This Week George Unseld Pre-Kindergarten Center Spotlighted Ahead Of Kentucky’s School-Ready Results http://wfpl.org/post/george-unseld-pre-kindergarten-center-spotlighted-ahead-kentucky-s-school-ready-results <p>As Kentucky prepares to release the first state-wide results of its kindergarten readiness screenings, education leaders are also emphasizing the need to grow quality early childhood programs.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But funding remains the keyword that many city and state leaders echoed Tuesday, as a means to continue providing and growing early childhood programs.</span></p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 18:22:31 +0000 Devin Katayama 7292 at http://wfpl.org George Unseld Pre-Kindergarten Center Spotlighted Ahead Of Kentucky’s School-Ready Results Listen | Middletown Elementary Kindergarten Parents Drop Off Kids For First Time http://wfpl.org/post/listen-middletown-elementary-kindergarten-parents-drop-kids-first-time <p>Saying goodbye to your child as they enter school for the first time can be a mix of anxiousness, sadness, joy and everything in between.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">I went to Middletown Elementary School in the East Louisville, which has opened its doors to parents&nbsp;post-drop off for the past several years to help them cope, talk and take a breather after seeing their child enter the first of several classes they'll see for the next dozen years. They call it "Boo Hoo Breakfast."</span></p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 14:53:09 +0000 Devin Katayama 6528 at http://wfpl.org Listen | Middletown Elementary Kindergarten Parents Drop Off Kids For First Time