A child's perceived readiness for school is locally based and varies in accordance with community culture, resources and expectations, according to a University of Maine researcher, who says preschool screening should be an instructional starting point for a teacher, not a placement tool to label children or keep them out of kindergarten.
Hyatt, Kay, "School Readiness Begins At Home, Not the Same for Everyone" (1998). General University of Maine Publications. 1845.
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