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News Room: SB 1381: Kindergarten Age

November 2012

Friday, November 09, 2012
State Senator Honored for Kindergarten Readiness Work

Monday, November 05, 2012
Simitian Honored Wednesday as Early Learning Champion

September 2012

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Editorial: Transitional kindergarten - a good move

August 2012

Monday, August 20, 2012
Students introduced to new TK grade in California

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
As School Starts, CA Launches Its First New Grade Level in More Than a Century

March 2012

Friday, March 16, 2012
Simitian Named ‘Education Advocate of the Year’ for Kindergarten Law

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
A win for transitional kindergarten

February 2012

Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Editorial: Don’t Cut Funding for Kindergarten, Preschool

January 2012

Monday, January 09, 2012
Jerry Brown’s Budget Proposes Killing Transitional Kindergarten Funds

November 2011

Friday, November 04, 2011
California Reading Association Names Simitian ‘Policymaker of the Year’

March 2011

Tuesday, March 01, 2011
Simitian stresses importance of prepping for kindergarten

December 2010

Thursday, December 02, 2010
School Boards Name Simitian Education “Legislator of the Year”

November 2010

Wednesday, November 10, 2010
State Senator honors two teachers who proposed kindergarten law

Monday, November 08, 2010
Palo Alto teachers show that grassroots politics can work

Monday, November 01, 2010
Reception to honor Palo Alto teachers for Kindergarten Readiness Act

October 2010

Saturday, October 02, 2010
New law raises age to start kindergarten in California

Friday, October 01, 2010
Simitian’s Kindergarten Readiness Act Signed by Governor

September 2010

Friday, September 24, 2010
A new age for kindergarten?

Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Making sure kids are ready to learn

Monday, September 13, 2010
Starting kindergarten: later is better

Tuesday, September 07, 2010
Earlier cutoff date to enter kindergarten a step closer in California

Thursday, September 02, 2010
Bill to raise kindergarten start age heads to governor

Wednesday, September 01, 2010
Kindergarten Readiness Act Passes Legislature

August 2010

Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Proposed kindergarten cutoff date would mean some California kids start school later

Thursday, August 12, 2010
Require kindergarteners to be 5 by Sept. 1

June 2010

Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Making sure kids are ready for kindergarten

Monday, June 14, 2010
Bill would keep children under 5 out of school

Wednesday, June 02, 2010
Kindergarten Readiness Bill Passes State Senate

May 2010

Monday, May 17, 2010
Kindergarten eligibility date is key to brighter academic picture

Thursday, May 06, 2010
Moving kindergarten cut-off date back to Sept. 1 makes sense

Wednesday, May 05, 2010
Adjustment of kindergarten age is good for kids - as well as for state finances

Tuesday, May 04, 2010
Editorial: Bill would aid kids, save tax money

April 2010

Thursday, April 29, 2010
When Are Kids Ready to Start School?

Friday, April 16, 2010
Editorial: School age reform is a good idea for California students

Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Simitian proposes pushing back kindergarten age cutoff

Monday, April 12, 2010
Simitian Introduces Kindergarten Readiness Bill

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