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August 03, 2011

Redshirting Your (Potential) Kindergartender

An issues that affects boys more than girls gets aired in the LA Times.

June 25, 2011

Canadians Discuss Redshirting Boys

Evidence piles up that the youngest kids in the class don't fare so well.

April 04, 2011

Redshirting Kids for Kindergarten

As always, we're really only talking about boys.

February 14, 2011

More On Redshirting

Interesting piece in Daily Beast about how this plays out in private schools.

February 08, 2011

The Red Shirting Question

Thanks to Mark Sherman for spotting this article on holding kids back, especially boys. What is not dealt with in this article is what I'm told is an emerging problem, which is bullying by red shirted boys. They're just so much bigger than the other boys and for some boys, the temptation is too much...

August 22, 2010

To Redshirt ... or Not

The Times has a lively discussion here. If I were the father of a young boy, I would be taking a very hard look at red shirting. Makes sense.



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