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

Kindergarten

First Posted: 02/09/11 12:44 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:30 PM ET

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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