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Kindergarten Redshirting

Starting school a year late, or redshirting, isn't always a bad thing for children beginning kindergarten, especially for boys. Learn more about the effects of redshirting, school postponement, and entrance ages on all children and the dynamics of boys in kindergarten.

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