Early school starts help disadvantaged children

Starting school early improves disadvantaged children’s learning, according to a new study from the University of New South Whales.

Surveying children from low income, single parent and non-English speaking backgrounds over two years, the research observed improvements in the cognitive development of those that started primary school early.

The finding could help narrow the gap in cognitive development between children from disadvantaged and advantaged backgrounds to improve equality later in life.

Read more at University of New South Whales