New Kindergarten Age Guidance for Families 

Last updated February 23, 2024


In October, the Connecticut State Department of Education (CDSE) developed guidance for districts regarding the statutory change for kindergarten entry beginning in school year 2024-25. Read New Entry Age for Kindergarten: Considerations for Connecticut Schools.

The CSDE and the State Office of Early Childhood (OEC) have developed family-friendly guidance documents to help families understand the change and provide resources to find answers to questions and concerns. It’s available in 5 languages.

Read the handout