Four Important Things to Know About the Transition to School

The March 2015 newsletter from the Harvard Family Research Project offers resources to support the process of transition to school. Research shows that children from homes with increased social and economic risk benefit the most from activities that support smooth transitions; yet these are the children least likely to receive them. Features in the newsletter offer both the evidence-base supporting the importance of the transition to school and profiles of programs that are working to support equitable and effective transitions for children and families.