Indiana's top education official has vowed to push for mandatory kindergarten in the Hoosier state, and we asked our readers to share their thoughts on the matter.

Is Indiana law, which doesn't mandate children attend school until age 7, outdated? Has it lost relevance with the growing need of our children to begin learning at younger ages in order to compete in today's society? Do parents still know best?

Here's what readers who responded to our call-out for letters to the editor had to say.