New age restrictions for kindergarten

DOWNEY - The Downey Unified School District is reminding local parents that children must be at least 5 years old by Nov. 1, 2012 to be eligible to enroll in kindergarten for the 2012-13 school year.New state law pushes back the deadline for kindergarten enrollment one month a year for three years. Children must be at least 5 by Nov. 1 for the 2012-13 school year, Oct. 1 for 2013-14 and Sept. 1 for 2014-15. Registration dates will be released soon by the school district. Parents should call their local elementary school for more information.

********** Published: February 23, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 45