Should Children Start School When They Are Older?

It’s a question worth asking.

It’s also the chief recommendation coming out of a comprehensive new review of the British educational system.

Today I’m over at weighing in on this topic, which has implications for learning, policy, as well as family life.

Do drop by and have a look at my post. As of today, AOL has instituted a “comments moderator” over at Politics Daily, which should mean that the saner corners of the earth will be heard from hence forth, and not (just!) the looney fringe of American political junkies…


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Image: Making Raw Chocolate Fudge With Children By Elana Pantry via Flickr under a Creative Commons License.

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One Response to Should Children Start School When They Are Older?

  1. daryl boylan says:

    re PD piece on starter age for compulsory education, might an appropriate compromise be universal, high-quality preschool education which focuses on overall development, not merely academic? I know I’m crying for the moon, but it is a question worth asking.

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