In California a 4-year-old can enter kindergarten at the end of the summer as long as he is turning 5 years old by December 2. But many parents, especially the well-educated middle- and upper-class, opt to hold their children back a year, so their child starts school when he is 5 or 6. Parents particularly opt to do this if their kid was born in August, September, October, or November.Read the full post by clicking here.
Thursday, December 17, 2009
SFGate: Redshirting: When should children start kindergarten?
A recent SFGate blog post on redshirting: