TITLE 16
Education

CHAPTER 16-2
School Committees and Superintendents [See Title 16 Chapter 97 – The Rhode Island Board of Education Act]

SECTION 16-2-28


§ 16-2-28 Eligibility for attendance – First grade.

Every child who has completed or will have completed six (6) years of life on or before September 1 of any school year shall be eligible to attend first grade during all the days that the public schools are in session during the school year. Every child shall be eligible to attend first grade only upon completion of a state recognized or accredited kindergarten program.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1966, ch. 66, § 1; P.L. 1988, ch. 84, § 71; P.L. 1988, ch. 642, § 1; P.L. 2003, ch. 393, § 1.)