The Other Half of the Story: Does Excluding the Early Grades from School Ratings Matter?

We leverage unique data from a statewide kindergarten readiness assessment to explore whether the relationship between early skills and third-grade reading outcomes varies by race and socioeconomic status. This manuscript is under peer review.

Walter Herring
Walter Herring
PhD student in Education Policy Studies

Walter Herring is a doctoral student in Education Policy Studies at the University of Virginia. His research primarily explores how stakeholders can leverage emerging data from the early elementary to inform decision making. He is currently on the job market.