Bill would make kindergarten mandatory in state
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Legislation making kindergarten mandatory for all 5-year-olds in New York will be introduced in January, Assemb. Amy Paulin announced Monday in New Rochelle.
Such a measure is needed to prevent struggling school districts from cutting kindergarten programs to save costs, said Paulin, a Scarsdale Democrat who represents the 88th District.
New York is one of eight states that does not...