When should children start kindergarten?

Should kids have to take a maturity test to get into kindergarten? Some lawmakers in Tennessee think so.

They're pushing a bill that would move the cutoff for kids to get into kindergarten up by a month.

Right now, children there must turn 5 by the end of September in order to start.

Parents can petition to get their kids in earlier, but the children will have to take a maturity test first.

Critics said the state is just trying to save money by pushing up to 4,000 kids back into daycare for another year instead of kindergarten classrooms.

What do think?

Who should make the decision on when kids should start school?

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