DEY Releases “Straight Talk about Kindergarten Readiness Assessment”

What is kindergarten readiness assessment?  Why is Defending the Early Years concerned about the current state of readiness assessment?  What can parents, teachers, and policymakers do about inappropriate kindergarten assessment?

Answers to these questions and more can be found in DEY’s newest report, “Straight Talk About Kindergarten Readiness Assessment,” written by Stephanie Feeney, Ph.D., Professor Emerita of Education at the University of Hawaii and a member of DEY’s National Advisory Board.

Download the report below.  There are two versions available, one with full color photos and the other without photos for easier copying:

Kindergarten assessment with photos FINAL March 2016

Kindergarten assessment no photos FINAL March 2016

Kindergarten assessment cover