Delaying Kindergarten May Not Be Best, Researchers Say
The increasingly common practice of holding 5-year-olds back from kindergarten for a year is being called into question by education researchers.
The increasingly common practice of holding 5-year-olds back from kindergarten for a year is being called into question by education researchers. Many parents hope the tactic will make their children more competitive once they enter school, but experts caution that delaying a child’s schooling has no long-term advantages, with many early benefits fading by middle school. (The Wall Street Journal)
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