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Repeating Kindergarten

Don't think of retention as holding kids back. It offers lasting social and academic benefits.


Q: My twin boys are in kindergarten. I met with their teachers and they feel that my sons need to repeat this year. I feel that they are doing well. What should I do?

A: Whether or not to repeat kindergarten is a big question for many families every spring — and an important one. The first thing you should do is to sit down with yo