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Beyond Data: Kindergarten Readiness

To understand the many dimensions to an issue, engaging the community is essential to understanding the context for data.

To bring this data to life, we asked New Orleans residents how they relate to the data in The Youth Index 2016. Here’s what they had to say on the topic of Kindergarten Readiness:

I’m concerned about data on kindergarten readiness. Is early childhood education giving children entering kindergarten all the required tools to be prepared to achieve?”

– African American Female, Career Readiness Instructor, Age 47