Vice President Joe Biden (L) applauds as President Barack Obama gives his State of the Union address.  (Photo by Charles Dharapak-Pool/Getty Images)

Calif. Schools Chief Applauds Obama’s Call For Expanded Pre-School Access

California’s state schools chief on Tuesday night welcomed President Barack Obama’s plan for all 50 states to provide pre-kindergarten schools for 4-year-olds, indicating that he believed such a move would result in better prepared students and ultimately a more educated workforce.


A police car in front of Redding Elementary School in San Francisco, March 6, 2012. (CBS)

Girl Walking To Kindergarten Hit By Car In San Francisco

A five-year-old girl was struck and injured by a car Tuesday morning in San Francisco’s Polk Gulch neighborhood, a fire dispatcher said.


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Schwarzenegger Signs Bill Delaying Kindergarten Entry

California will require kids to be 5 years old when they start kindergarten and create a new grade level for pre-K children after Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed legislation aimed at improving student achievement.

CBS San Francisco–10/01/2010

CA Bill Would Delay Kindergarten for 4-Year-Olds

California would delay kindergarten for thousands of youngsters under a bill approved by the state Senate.



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