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Parents, teachers ponder best age for starting kindergarten

leonnah@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- Children in Missouri who turn 5 years old before Aug. 1 are eligible to attend kindergarten next school year, but for some parents, age isn't the only factor when deciding whether or not their child is ready for school.

Angie Jackson of Sikeston and her husband struggled with that decision last year. Making the issue tougher was the fact their son, Parker, has a July birthday.

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