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Admittance to first grade   

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(a) A child shall be admitted to the first grade of an elementary school during the first month of a school year if the child will have his or her sixth birthday on or before one of the following dates:

(1) December 2 of the 2011-12 school year.

(2) November 1 of the 2012-13 school year.

(3) October 1 of the 2013-14 school year.

(4) September 1 of the 2014-15 school year and each school year thereafter.

(b) For good cause, the governing board of a school district may permit a child of proper age to be admitted to a class after the first school month of the school term.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 705, Sec. 4.)