Oldest Kids In Class Do Better, Even Through College

Oldest Kids In Class Do Better, Even Through College

According to a new study, among families in the middle socioeconomic group the older, September-born kids were 2.6 percent more likely to attend college and 2.6 percent more likely to graduate from an elite university.Starting kindergarten later could boost kids’ grades and improve their odds of attending a top college. Being the youngest kid in class can hurt their academic performance.

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Source: NPR
Oldest Kids In Class Do Better, Even Through College

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