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HB 2566 - Increases Kindergarten Age Requirements - Key Vote

Tennessee Key Votes

Steve Southerland voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Increases Kindergarten Age Requirements

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Increases Kindergarten Age Requirements

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires children entering kindergarten in any public school to be 5 years old by July 31.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes a child who is 4 years old on or before July 31 to enter kindergarten in any public school if it is determined through testing and evaluations that the child is “sufficiently mature emotionally and academically” (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (68-30) - (Key vote)

Title: Increases Kindergarten Age Requirements

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires children entering kindergarten in any public school to be 5 years old by July 31.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes a child who is 4 years old on or before July 31 to enter kindergarten in any public school if it is determined through testing and evaluations that the child is “sufficiently mature emotionally and academically” (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Increases Kindergarten Age Requirements

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