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Extended-day kindergarten   

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Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the kindergarten schoolday in an early primary program conducted pursuant to Section 8972 may exceed four hours, exclusive of recesses, provided that both of the following conditions are met:

(a) The governing board of a school district declares that the extended-day kindergarten program does not exceed the length of the primary schoolday.

(b) The extended-day kindergarten program takes into account ample opportunity for both active and quiet activities within an integrated, experiential, and developmentally appropriate educational program.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1082, Sec. 1.)

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Education Code 8972