In the Running for Successful Outcomes: Exploring the evidence for Thresholds of School Readiness Technical Report. Table 2. School readiness constructs and their operationalization in the two datasets

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Table 2. School readiness constructs and their operationalization in the two datasets

School Readiness ConstructsNICHD SECCYDECLS-K
Social-emotionalComposite ratings of SSRS & TRF externalizing (reversed) at Fall K (teacher ratings)Composite ratings of SSRS, externalizing (reversed), self- control at Fall K (teacher ratings)
Task persistenceCBQ Task Persistence at Fall K (teacher rating)Approaches to Learning at Fall K (teacher rating)
AttentionCPT Continuous performance task at 54 monthsN/A
HealthRating at 54 months (maternal rating)Rating at Fall K (maternal rating)
MathWJR-Applied Problems Standard Score at 54 monthsECLS-K Math — IRT score at Fall K
LanguageLanguage composite of PLS Auditory Comprehension, PLS Expressive, WJ-R Picture VocabularyN/A
General KnowledgeN/AECLS-K General Knowledge — IRT score at Fall K
ReadingWJR-Letter Word Standard Score at 54 monthsECLS-K Reading — IRT score at Fall K