UPDATED: FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 1:36 P.M.
The "Naughty Numbers" article raised a lot of questions. OSPI's WaKIDS report bears out what the article alluded to - students coming to kindergarten socially unprepared. Some 34.7 percent had social-emotional skills expected of a child 0–3 years of age, while 62.6 percent possessed skills appropriate for a 4- or 5-year-old. Also assessed were physical skills, cognitive skills, math, literacy and language with similar results.