Transitional Kindergarten

11.08.2011 | The Sacramento Bee | Amy Chance

Education experts will gather at the Sheraton Grand in Sacramento today for a sold-out summit to discuss the new kindergarten approach coming California’s way.

Organizers say the transitional kindergarten year, added under legislation signed in 2010 by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger changing the kindergarten entry age, will be the first new grade in California schools since 1891, when kindergarten was added.

Among the participants: Schools chief Tom Torlakson, Democratic Sen. Joe Simitian and the designer of Proposition 98, John Mockler.

Preschool California has more information here.

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