Redshirting: Why Holding Kids Back From Kindergarten Is A Bad Idea

02/09/2011 12:44 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • The Daily Beast

As private kindergartens prepare to send out acceptance letters this week, competitive parents are trying to game the system with so called red shirting -- delaying their kids' start in school so they'll be more advanced than their classmates. Kristina Dell on why it's backfiring.

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