Washington Post Answer Sheet Highlights Research by Prof. Bassok


01/19/2016

Washington Post

Daphna Bassok has KG is new first grade research quoted in Washington Post answer sheet.

Kindergarten the new first grade? It’s actually worse than that.

The new study — by Daphna Bassok, Scott Latham and Anna Rorem of the University of Virginia, and published Jan. 7 by AERA Open, the peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association — says there  has been until now “surprisingly little empirical evidence about the extent to which kindergarten classrooms have changed over time.” The researchers compared kindergarten and first-grade classrooms between 1998 and 2010 and found that kindergarten classes had become increasingly like first grade.