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Relating to Kindergarten
Bill #: SB2768
Year: 2014

Bill Summary:
Description of bill:

Makes kindergarten mandatory for a child who will be at least five years of age on July 31 of the school year. Requires the department of education, in collaboration with the executive office on early learning, to develop a statewide kindergarten readiness program. Establishes an individualized kindergarten readiness assessment system. Makes an appropriation to the department of education.

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