Should You Let Your Child Skip a Grade in School?

I skipped first grade. Here’s a look at how it affected my life as I grew up.

Paul Ryburn, M.Sc.
Sep 10, 2020 · 6 min read
first-graders
first-graders
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“This is not a child’s decision.”

The advantages of letting a child skip a grade

Disadvantages of skipping a grade — from my own experience

Coursework my brain was not ready to handle

Dating

teenagers on date
teenagers on date
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Wheels

high school parking lot
high school parking lot
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College

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Image for post
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Paul Ryburn, M.Sc.

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I write about writing, ideas, creativity, intuition, spirituality, life lessons. Ex-college teacher https://www.buymeacoffee.com/paulryburn Twitter: @paulryburn

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