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LAUP study touts social, behavioral benefits of preschool, even for a short time


July 17, 2010
English Language LearnersOutcomesState & Local
Tracy Garcia
Whittier Daily News, Whittier, CA

Believed to be the first study of its kind in Los Angeles County, the LAUP study followed more than 400 of its preschoolers, assessing their skills in the fall of 2008 in 24 categories of skills and behaviors like self-care, motor skills, self-regulation, social expression and general knowledge.