The Economics Department

Sandra Black looks at the long-term effects of school starting age and family background

Wed, May 2, 2012

“Redshirting” is a popular term among parents of the pre-K set, and it has a lot of parents asking a familiar question: Is my child ready to start kindergarten, or would she or he benefit from delaying this debut into the world of no naps, homework, grades and real scissors?

Read the full story, which is part of the Making the Greatest Impact series, on the UT features page.

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