WV Gov. Justice signs bill raising kindergarten, pre-K enrollment age

CHARLESTON, WV (CHARLESTON GAZETTE-MAIL) — The dates by when West Virginia children must enter kindergarten and must be offered free kindergarten and pre-kindergarten are set to change in the coming years.

Gov. Jim Justice on Tuesday signed into law Senate Bill 186, which will eventually move from Sept. 1 to July 1 the cutoff date for when a child must be a certain age before being eligible, and eventually being required, to enroll in different levels of early education.

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