Academic Red-Shirting Links to Dropouts and Crime

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Kindergarten and crime: Students who started school later more likely to drop out, commit crimes

Possible Effects of Red-Shirting

Retention has not been supported in the research. Now more information is coming out about academic ‘red-shirting’. It seems that these students do better until the age of 16. However, after that, they are more likely to drop out and/or be convicted of a crime.

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