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Lee and Berkham use data from the U.S. Department of Education's Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Cohort (ECLS-K) to show that various variables affect `cognitive skills' of children, such as everything from socioeconomic context to television habits, particularly as children first enter school. They contend that of all influences, socioeconomic status has the most impact on child learning, and propose several directions for policy based on their analysis, including beginning out ...more