In 2010, California changed the date when five-year-olds became eligible for kindergarten. In the process the state also essentially expanded kindergarten to a two-year program.
More than 1.8 million California school students were truant from their schools in 2011-2012 - nearly 30 percent of all public school students.
Joy radiated through St. Raphael School in the San Francisco Archdiocese this week, as it celebrated the 10th anniversary of its successful pre-school.
The ruling by a Los Angeles judge this week that teacher tenure as practiced in California is unconstitutional marks the opening round in a complicated legal journey that will take years to settle.
Saturdays at any bowling alley are a cacophony of talking, laughing and slow thunder as bowling balls roll down the lanes. But on this Saturday there seems to be extra joy in the air as Camp ReCreation sponsors Holy Bowling – one of its most popu