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State Senator honors two teachers who proposed kindergarten law

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

KQED Radio

Two Palo Alto teachers, reading specialist Natalie Bivas and kindergarten teacher Diana Argenti, were honored Nov. 9 for suggesting a bill to State Senator Joe Simitian that would require children to be five years old when they begin kindergarten.  Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the bill September 30.

In this KQED Radio interview—at the link below—Natalie Bivas and Diana Argenti talk about their experiences in the classroom that led them to propose the bill, and Sen. Simitian describes how they persuaded him to carry it.

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