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compared to children from White and Asian American backgrounds.” (McWayne & Melzi,2016). Authors inform that particular attention has been placed on strategy efforts that would improve school readiness among Latino children from low-income and immigrant homes The study found that the low income Latino Community are less engaged with school activities and are less likely to enroll their children in enrichment activities and not likely to engage in home reading activities compared to other ethnic groups. “Researchers consistently demonstrate that higher levels of family engagement are positively associated with the development of social and academic skills both at school entry and during the later years” (McWayne & Melzi,2016). According to…show more content…
In addition, the author suggests that these findings are due to the fact that Latino children are not often enrolled in preschool education, consequently they are unprepared when starting kindergarten. Boschma reports that research has shown that early childhood education can prevent the educational gap among Latino children. Suggesting that children of Latino families that attended Preschool were far better prepared than the ones who did not attend, the author reports that the benefits of preschool education among Latino children were obvious among bilingual students as they had a higher understanding of the English language when starting Kindergarten.
Additionally the Annie E. Casey foundation annual 2017 found book reports there has been some improvement in Latino education rates but that Latino children are still left behind in early education as they continue to have low preschool registration rates. “Even where we see improvements, deep racial and ethnic disparities remain.” Strengthening our economy for the long run cannot happen without adequate investment in the education, health and social well-being of our children.”(Annie E. Casey foundation annual 2017). The report states that a well developed preschool program can help narrow the disproportion among this group. Furthermore, the report states that “The racial disparities are stark:
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