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Redshirting the Kindergartener: Is it a Good Idea?

Amos Hatch, Professor in Theory and Practice in Teacher Education says, “Yes, if it’s for the right reason.” But there are many pros and cons to consider before making this decision. It can be detrimental to a child’s educational experience if the child is redshirted for the wrong reasons. In other instances, it might be the right thing to do. The choice is a personal one and parents should consider carefully before making the decision.

Enjoy this article featured in TN Today in which Amos shares his expert opinion on a controversial topic in today’s schools.