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|Study by CSUN Prof Challenges Practice of Separating Twins in Kindergarten|
|Written by San Fernando Valley Sun|
|Thursday, 06 February 2014 18:03|
Separating twins in kindergarten — a common practice in schools across the country — can be traumatic for children and is often against the wishes of both the children and their parents, according to a new study by California State University, Northridge education professor Lynn Melby Gordon.
Gordon’s study, “Twins and Kindergarten Separation: Divergent Beliefs of Principals, Teachers, Parents, and Twins,” was published last week in the journal Educational Policy and is the first to explore the separation of twins in kindergarten by directly comparing and examining the beliefs of elementary school principals, kindergarten teachers, parents and twins….
For more: http://csunshinetoday. csun.edu/education/study-by-csunprof- challenges-practice-of-separating- twins-in-kindergarten/