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  • Writer's pictureEmily Lavin

Reed district planning to reintroduce transitional kindergarten

The Reed Union School District will roll out a new transitional-kindergarten program this fall for young 5-year-olds that will slowly expand to all 4-year-olds over the next four years.


The program at Reed Elementary School will be part of a new statewide mandate aimed at ensuring universal access to free, high-quality pre-kindergarten classes, though the district isn’t slated to receive any state funding to launch or maintain it at a cost of up to $300,000 for about 40 kids in its first year — 80 by the time it fully expands.


The district hasn’t offered transitional kindergarten since 2014-2015, when it struggled with limited enrollment and classroom space and declared itself exempt from previous legislation.


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