In my time as a parent and educator, I have long seen parents grapple with the concept of holding their children back from entering kindergarten until they were 6. I too, grappled with this idea with my own children.
Anna Orso of the Philadelphia Inquirer wrote a very interesting piece which I saw in a recent publication of the US News & World Report. The article is a great read which I believe captures the essence of “redshirting” children, including the pros and cons of holding kids out of school until they are older.
Click here to read Anna’s article Does ‘Redshirting’ Benefit Kids? Kindergarten Decision Looms