Posted in Parents' Corner, Special Topics

60 minutes Reports: “Parents Redshirting their Kids”.

Morley Safer recently examined an increasing trend among parents called “Redshirting”. Redshirting is the concept of parents deciding to hold their kids back from kindergarten. This theory was first introduced by Malcolm Gladwell in his book, “Outliers: The Story of Success“. According to Gladwell, factors such as birth dates can disproportionately determine a child’s success in school and life.  Full Report

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