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Kindergarten Changes in NYS – Part 1

In New York City (NYC) and in Rochester, there are changes in the offing for 2013-14.

The mainstream media largely oversimplified, reporting the change as “kindergarten is going to be mandatory”. The truth is more complex (and at least in NYC, the change also affects compulsory school age for some kids with December birthdays who were born in 2008 or later).

Let’s start with state law, and then Continue reading