will it be too late for my son to start his schooling by age of 5?i am a single mom of a 4 yr old son, my son is very much excited to go to school but i am faced in a financial crisis right now, my 60 yr old dad lives with us and is in need of med supplements, his dad never offered to support in any way.. and i'm currently waiting for my job to start. please enlighten me. thanks!

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Dove - posted on 05/20/2012

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The law where I live is that a child must be enrolled in schooling during the school term that begins after his/her 6th birthday. Many, many kids do start preschool at 3 or 4, but if your situation dictates starting at 5.... there is absolutely nothing wrong with that.

Yang - posted on 05/20/2012

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Thanks Jodi! I'm in Philippines, i don't know why kids here started as early as 2 or 3.. that's why i'm kinda pressure on my son's case..

Jodi - posted on 05/20/2012

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Well, I am in Australia, and most kids don't even start school until 5 (some are almost 6). Personally I think 4 is too young anyway.

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