Will Texas see a wave of "COVID Redshirting?"

August 11, 2021
6 min
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Will Texas see a wave of "COVID Redshirting?"

Will Texas see a wave of "COVID Redshirting?"

August 11, 2021
6 min
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CATEGORY: Originals
There were about 75,000 fewer pre-k and kindergartners enrolled in public schools in January 2021 versus January 2019. It seems like there was a "COVID Redshirt" for a lot of kids, which may result in either kids being old for their grade, or behind because they didn't do PreK. KRLD's John Liddle talked with Les Black, professor at SMU, and former K-12 educator about the positives and negatives be of holding kids back.