Research has found one-quarter of children in NSW delayed school entry in 2009 and 2012, with the tendency to delay varying according to where families live and their socio-economic status.
There are a number of questions parents should be asking to determine what age is best to send their child to school.
Parents are sending their children to private pre-school programs as a way to ensure they are ready to start school. But are these effective?
African-American children tell stories that are vivid, elaborate, and rich in imagery. These skills help support their early literacy skills. How can schools take advantage of this?