Introduced by Sen. Bruce Caswell (R) on September 12, 2013, to extend to “schools of choice” students (who attend a public school outside the district to which they are assigned) a 2012 law that requires children to be age 5 by Sept. 1 to attend kindergarten, rather than by Dec. 1 under current law. The date change is phased-in over three years.
Referred to the Senate Education Committee on September 12, 2013.
Reported in the Senate on October 3, 2013, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on October 15, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 15, 2013.