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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


Should I academically "redshirt" my kids?

My son, Ronny, will turn 5 this summer, about two months before the cutoff for kindergarten enrollment established by the school system. I know that many parents of children with summer birthdays will delay their children’s entry into kindergarten… 1,029 more words