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Hispanic preschoolers show strong social skills; literacy lags


December 11, 2012
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Lesli A. Maxwell
Early Years blog at Education Week

Mexican-American preschoolers lag behind their white peers when it comes to early language and literacy development, but their social-emotional skills are just as strong, according to new findings from researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of California, Los Angeles.