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Parents may be sending kids to school too early in life, according to Stanford researchers

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There’s already a great deal of research suggesting kids should start their school days later. Now, new research finds they should probably start their entire school careers later, too.

A study out of Stanford University has found kids whose parents waited to enroll them in kindergarten by age 6 (instead of 5) had measurably better scores on tests of self-control by the time they were 7 and 11.

Self-control — known to psychologists as “executive function” — is one of the more important traits kids can possess in their early years. A strong degree of executive function signals kids read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com