Students Scoring in the 51st to 99Th Percentile Psychosocial Adjustment: T-CRS Task Orientation
|New York City Preschool Coort||0.32|
|Large 4 Preschool Cohort||0.37|
|Urban-Suburban High Need Preschool Cohort||0.44|
|Rural High Need Preschool Cohort||0.29|
|Average Need Preschool Cohort||0.43|
|Low Need Preschool Cohort||0.44|
|Total Preschool Cohort||0.36|
|Comparison Cohort, No Preschool Services||0.32|
Notes: Positive Task Orientation would include student being observed as follows:
- A self-starter
- Functions well even with distractions
- Works well even without adult support
- Completes schoolwork.
Negative Task Orientation would be observed as follows:
- Has difficulty following directions.
- Underachieving (not working to ability)
- Poorly motivated to achieve
- Has poor concentration, limited attention span.
Watch for the following on the N/RC categories:
- In the aggregate, the preschool cohort (vertical stripes) consistently scored in all grades higher than the comparison cohort (horizontal stripes) on all domains of the TCRS. Some of these differences were statistically significant.
Preliminary summary of findings
Source: independent research by MGT of America, Inc.
NYSED VESID, DVJ
Oct. 3, 2007