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 v.— «Parents who “redshirt” their 5-year-olds instead of enrolling them in kindergarten are a concern to some Nebraska educators who are trying to reverse the trend of holding children back until age 6 to start school.» —“Guidelines Developed Some Educators Oppose ‘Redshirting’ 5-Year-Olds” Omaha World-Herald Mar. 1, 1985. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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