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Lawmakers decide kindergarten will be mandatory in Louisiana

Bowling Green Daily News
 13 days ago

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — All 5-year-old children in Louisiana should receive a kindergarten education, lawmakers decided Wednesday. With one day remaining in the legislative session, lawmakers sent the measure by Sen. Cleo Fields, a Baton Rouge Democrat, to the governor's desk. The Senate voted 38-0 for the final version of the legislation, while the House backed it in a 70-32 vote.