School district staff is recommending the board postpone starting a transitional kindergarten class this year, but instead continue to allow children who will turn 5 by December 2 to enroll as normal in the regular kindergarten class.
Even though the state legislature passed a law in 2010 that would gradually limit kindergarten enrollment to children who turn 5 by Sept. 1, proposed cuts in the state budget have put implementation in question. Gov. Jerry Brown has , and the legislature has until June 15 to approve the budget, creating uncertainty about the program.
The board will vote on the matter at its .
The board will also:
- Vote on whether to implement the to the district's graduation policy.
- Hear a presentation on enrollment projections.