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Child Trends has released a new research brief on school readiness that aims to answer the question: Will children be ready to succeed in school, and how best can we support their success? The information is based on Child Trends's work with state policymakers and a review of existing literature on the topic. They offer the following five "things to know":
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Research in Brief
Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach him to fish and he will never be hungry. What is missing above? Goal setting, Time Management and Prioritization. I read the above list in disbelief thinking when will we pass the reins of student achievement, responsibility and success over to those will will depend upon it more than any teacher or parent ever will - the students themselves. So long as we believe it is necessary to draw a line from A to B while holding hands with young adults, we need to be ready to continue to see minimum rates of change among those we are in change of helping to become productive adults.