Early Child Care and the School Readiness of Children from Mexican Immigrant Families 1

  title={Early Child Care and the School Readiness of Children from Mexican Immigrant Families 1},
  author={Robert Crosnoe},
  journal={International Migration Review},
  pages={152 - 181}
Combining conceptual models from immigration and educational research, this study investigated whether a normative antecedent to the transition to formal schooling in the contemporary U.S. – early child care – links Mexican immigrant status to various aspects of school readiness. Regression models with nationally representative data revealed that children from Mexican immigrant families were overrepresented in parental care and underrepresented in center-based care compared to their native… Expand

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