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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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The 2015 -16 Preschool Matters Grants Round provides a total of $10,000 to ACT preschool services.
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A social model needs to be developed, based on trust, where a childcare operator and a parent, together, can seek additional supports to make the preschool experience for all children in their free preschool year meaningful and worthwhile.
The decision was reached following an unfortunate deterioration of the relationship between the school and the preschool and the arrangement where the preschool continued on the school site has become untenable.
The Preschool for All proposal can be thought of as pushing all states toward the Georgia and Oklahoma model: an accessible preschool program with high standards.
Pandiscio told the Wachusett Regional School Committee Education Subcommittee and seven parents in the audience last night that the school district's preschool program for special needs pupils is out of compliance with state Department of Education regulations requiring typically developing children to make up slightly more than half the population of each class in preschool programs for children with special needs.
The contributions of executive functions to emergent mathematic skills in preschool children.
The Chicago Public Schools administer federal and state grants for several preschool programs.
In the High/Scope study, for example, adults at age 40 who participated in a preschool program have higher earnings, are more likely to hold a job, have committed fewer crimes, and are more likely to have graduated from high school.
Reiner's notion of ``preschool for all'' is really preschool for the rich.
The only two states with long-running universal preschool programs, Georgia and Oklahoma, are at the very bottom of national reading achievement rankings for elementary school children.
Three and four-year-olds who attend preschool are more likely to do well academically and socially throughout the rest of their schooling and later as adults in both their personal and their professional lives, less likely to be placed in special education classes, drop out of school, or have problems with law enforcement; they are more likely to attend college and to avoid long periods of unemployment or welfare.