As the SF School District Struggles, An Extra Year for 4-Year-Olds Is Coming — Ready or Not
Transitional kindergarten could give kids momentum for grade school and boost sagging enrollment. But it must be done right. — Coming soon to a San Francisco elementary school near you: two years of kindergarten. State law now requires that by the 2025–26 academic year, all California public schools with kindergarten must also offer an earlier year called transitional kindergarten.