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but everything has pros and cons
Originally Posted by Linda on the move
Rather than changing him now if he is happy where he is, why not let him stay there and think carefully about what to do when he reaches middle school? Kids can have a pretty mellow primary education and still be ready for a rigorous environment in a few years as long as they are very solid on the basics. That can happen in a less rigorous environment. "Rigorous" doesn't always equal "better". I really think that *most* kids are better off with a more mellow primary education, and saving rigorous for when they are a bit older. There's no hurry.