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Holly Korbey is a writer and mother of three sons. After spending 13 years in New York City, in 2007 she moved with her husband and children to Dallas, Texas, where she encountered the strange kindergarten redshirting phenomenon she wrote about in a personal essay for parenting magazine The response to the article was overwhelming, including invitations to be on "Fox and Friends," a talk with NEWSWEEK magazine and THE DAILY BEAST, and hundreds of moms who continue to email, wondering if they should hold their sons back from kindergarten.

This blog was created to bring parents the information they need about Texas public education, to conduct a forum where parents might speak their minds, and to leverage the collective voice of those who treasure the immeasurable value of a quality education.