Changes are on the way—-that will make sure kids who enroll in Kindergarten in Alberta—have to be 5-years old by December 31st of the school year.
But that wont kick in—til 2020.
Sometimes–kids who are only 4—are allowed.
Education Minister David Eggen says studies have shown the younger kids—arent quite ready for school—-and this ruling—-will make sure they’ve got the best opportunity for success.
The government’s also working on a new formula whenit comes to busing kids to school.