Economic Indicators

Job Seekers Ratio

Updated: June 23, 2015

Monthly analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ report on job openings and labor turnover.

Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Kindergartners Lag in Reading Skills | 12:47 pm, June 23, 2015
The most socioeconomically disadvantaged children lag substantially in reading skills as early as kindergarten. This skill level rises along with social class. For example, children in the highest socioeconomic group (the high SES fifth) have reading scores that are significantly higher—by a full standard deviation—than scores of their peers in the lowest socioeconomic group.

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