Redshirting

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As I was flipping the channels after dinner on Sunday I came across a story on 60 minutes on redshirting. Not familiar with this term? Redshirting for young children refers to the practice of postponing entrance into kindergarten of age-eligible children in order to allow extra time for socioemotional, intellectual, or physical growth. This occurs most frequently where children's birthdays are so close to the cut-off dates that they are very likely to be among the youngest in their ... [ Read More ]