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Lawmakers decide kindergarten will be mandatory in Louisiana – New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana 2021-06-10 07:40:00 –

Lawmakers have decided that five-year-olds in Louisiana should be educated in kindergarten. The Senate voted 38-0 for the final version of the bill by Democratic Senator Cleo Fields. The House of Representatives supported it with 70-32 votes. Governor John Bel Edwards supports the bill and signs it. This requirement will be effective from the 2022 to 23rd academic year. The Fields bill requires children aged five to attend kindergarten by September 30 every year. Parents can postpone kindergarten enrollment if their child is four years old on the first day of school, or if the child is enrolled in the Pre-Kindergarten program.

Lawmakers have decided that five-year-olds in Louisiana should be educated in kindergarten.

The Senate voted 38-0 for the final version of the bill by Democratic Senator Cleo Fields.

The House of Representatives supported it with 70-32 votes. Governor John Bel Edwards supports the bill and signs it.

This requirement will be effective from the 2022 to 23rd academic year. The Fields bill requires children aged five to attend kindergarten by September 30 every year.

Parents can postpone kindergarten enrollment if their child is four years old on the first day of school, or if the child is enrolled in the Pre-Kindergarten program.

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