MV Whisman debates roll-out of 'transitional kindergarten' Schools & Kids, posted by Editor, Mountain View Voice Online, on Oct 31, 2011 at 4:11 pm
Education officials with the Mountain View Whisman School District are debating how to best introduce a "transitional kindergarten" program beginning next year. State law requires all California public elementary schools to install a program for children who are too young to enroll in regular kindergarten.
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Posted by Headache, a resident of another community, on Nov 2, 2011 at 8:45 am
My child has been in daycare, jr. preschool, preschool since she was 6 months old. She has a birthday that falls near these cut off dates. There is no reason she should not be able to start school just before she turns 5, she is socially ready. The districts need to evaluate each child on an individual basis. But who am I kidding this is about money not about what's best for the children.