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Bill would change kindergarten minimum age starting date

WORLAND — A bill that would amend the minimum school age has passed out of committee and will now await debate by entire State House.

House Bill 174 changes the minimum age for children to register for “kindergarten in the public schools of this state in the year in which his fifth birthday falls on or before Aug. 1.” Current statute has the date for the fifth birthday as Sept. 15. The date change...