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Some parents say 'redshirting' kindergarten-age kids pays dividends

Published 03/11/2012, forum Communications

When most people think of “redshirting,” they think of first-year college athletes practicing with their teams, getting stronger and sitting out game day. But is a redshirt needed for learning letters, finger-painting and recess? It’s a choice more parents are demanding for their children as they look to give their kids an edge, according to a “60 Minutes” report last weekend.

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