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School Readiness: Closing Racial and Ethnic Gaps
Volume 15 Number 1 Spring 2005


Introducing the Issue

Cecilia Elena Rouse, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn and Sara McLanahan

Assessment Issues in the Testing of Children at School Entry

Donald A. Rock and A. Jackson Stenner

Can Family Socioeconomic Resources Account for Racial and Ethnic Test Score Gaps?

Katherine A. Magnuson and Greg J. Duncan

Genetic Differences and School Readiness

William T. Dickens

Neuroscience Perspectives on Disparities in School Readiness and Cognitive Achievement

Kimberly G. Noble, Nim Tottenham and B.J. Casey

Low Birth Weight and School Readiness

Nancy E. Reichman

Health Disparities and Gaps in School Readiness

Janet M. Currie

The Contribution of Parenting to Ethnic and Racial Gaps in School Readiness

Jeanne Brooks-Gunn and Lisa Markman-Pithers

Early Childhood Care and Education: Effects on Ethnic and Racial Gaps in School Readiness

Katherine A. Magnuson and Jane Waldfogel