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intelligence quotient

 A ratio that compares a person's cognitive skills with that of the general population, usually calculated as the mental age divided by the chronologic age, multipled by 100
Intelligence Quotient Tests
Preschool Bayley Scale of Infant development, Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale, McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities, Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children
School age Wechsler scales, Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale, Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children
Adult Wechsler scales, Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale
Adult  20-35  Severe mental retardation
  36-51 Moderate mental retardation
  52-67 Mild mental retardation
  68-83 Borderline mental retardation
  90-110 Average
  >140 Gifted–'genius' 

preschool

(prē′skool″) [ pre- + school]
An educational institution such as a nursery school or play group that encourages the cognitive, emotional, and social development of children before they enter mandatory education, i.e., kindergarten.
preschool, adjective
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Consistent with their high level of support for expanded preschool programs, 73% of Americans say preschool education is extremely (39%) or very important (34%) to a person's ability to succeed in life.
8220;This new book will empower parents to provide all the benefits of preschool education to their children at minimal cost and in a way that their children will love.
In 1937, the first set of practice standards was created, which began the highly centralized, bureaucratic nature that has characterized Soviet preschool education (Weaver, 1971).
The two studies indicate that when you have dedicated, qualified teachers and parent involvement, disadvantaged kids will benefit from preschool education," says Sprigle.
Another fracture those in the sector are hoping preschool education will repair is the complex country's staunch ethnic divisions that led to the war.
And for poor kids who need help the most, this lack of access to preschool education can shadow them for the rest of their lives.
The obstacles to preschool education in Birmingham are mirrored in many other U.
Fewer than one in 10 Saudi children aged between three and six receives any formal preschool education in Saudi Arabia.
Preschool education programs for children with autism, 3d ed.
The program is designed for individuals interested in careers in elementary and preschool education, day care center directors or social services.
Such phrases from the world of finance have been cropping up in recent reports and articles on preschool education.
The program is designed to cover 80,000 children by its third year of operations and will include initial and preschool education, provision of food supplement and preventive health services.