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To Redshirt, or Not to Redshirt

That is the question that emerges most often in conversations regarding my children’s education. They both have late July birthdays, and this means they will either be the oldest or the youngest in their classes. 422 more words

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I'm Redshirting My Summer-Birthday Daughter: Our Family's Story

“Higher, Mom! Higher!”

It was a Friday morning, and my daughters and I had been at the park for nearly two hours.

We began our time here at the jungle gym (1-year-old Anna gleefully tried to keep up with her big sister; I burned hundreds of calories dashing to save her life several times). 816 more words

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Storify

“Make the web tell a story”

I am in love with this great new tool Storify. Thank you Professor for this great resource. Below is the link of my Storify which is about my experience in trying to decide if my son should start Kindergarten in the fall or be “redshirted” for a year and complete a Jr-kindergarten program. 110 more words

New Jersey politician wants to outlaw 'redshirting' at prep level

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No. 1 overall NBA draft pick Karl-Anthony Towns was one of many New Jersey products to bring the notion of “redshirting” teenagers in middle school — holding kids back a year to give them an athletic advantage at the prep level — to the national consciousness in recent years. 406 more words

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