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Parent to Parent: Academic Redshirting for Kindergartners

Published on: October 15, 2012

Academic Redshirting New Trend for Kindergartners

Parents are increasingly 'redshirting' their kindergartners, hoping to improve their chances of success. In Washington, a child is considered ready for kindergarten if he is 5 years old by August 31. However, redshirting is common for children born in late spring or summer. ParentMap education coach Anoo Padte shares whether holding your child back is a good idea.

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