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AB-713 Elementary education: kindergarten.(2015-2016)



SECTION 1.

 Section 33190 of the Education Code is amended to read:

33190.
 Every (a)  Each  person, firm, association, partnership, or corporation offering or conducting private school instruction on the elementary  at the elementary, including kindergarten,  or high school level shall shall,  between the first and 15th day of October of each year, commencing on October 1, 1967,  file with the Superintendent of Public Instruction  an affidavit or statement, under penalty of perjury, by the owner or other head administrator  setting forth the following information for the current year:
(a) (1)  All names, whether real or fictitious, of  under which  the person, firm, association, partnership, or corporation under which it  has done and or  is doing business.
(b) (2)  The address, including city and street, of every each  place of doing  business of the person, firm, association, partnership, or corporation within the State of  California.
(c) (3)  The address, including city and street, of the location of the records of the person, firm, association, partnership, or corporation, and the name and address, including city and street, of the custodian of such those  records.
(d) (4)  The names name  and addresses, address,  including city and street, of the directors, if any,  each director  and principal officers officer  of the person, firm, association, partnership, or corporation.
(e) (5)  The school enrollment, by grades, number of teachers, whether  coeducational or enrollment limited to boys or girls girls,  and boarding facilities.
(f) (6)  That the following records are maintained at the address stated, and are true and accurate:
(1) (A)  The records required to be kept by Section 48222.
(2) (B)  The courses of study offered by the institution.
(3) (C)  The names name  and addresses, address,  including city and street, of its faculty,  each faculty member,  together with a record of the educational qualifications of each.
(g) (7)  Criminal record summary information has been  was  obtained pursuant to Section 44237.
Whenever (b)  If  two or more private schools are under the effective control or supervision of a single administrative unit, such that  administrative unit may comply with the provisions of  this section on behalf of each of the schools  school  under its control or supervision by submitting one report.
(c)  Filing pursuant to this section shall not be interpreted to  does not  mean, and it shall be unlawful for any a  school to expressly or impliedly represent by any means whatsoever, that the State of California, the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the State Board of Education, the State Department of Education, or any Superintendent, the state board, the department, or a  division or bureau of the department, or any an  accrediting agency has made any an  evaluation, recognition, approval, or endorsement of the school or course course,  unless this is an actual fact.
(d)  The Superintendent of Public Instruction  shall prepare and publish a list of private elementary and high schools to include each private elementary, including kindergarten, and high school that includes  the name and address of the school and the name of the school owner or administrator.

SEC. 2.

 Section 48001 is added to the Education Code, to read:

48001.
 Beginning with the 2017–18 school year, a child shall have completed one year of kindergarten before he or she may be admitted to the first grade.

SEC. 2.SEC. 3.

 Section 48010 of the Education Code is amended to read:

48010.
 (a) A child shall be admitted to the first grade of an elementary school during the first month of a school year if the child has completed one year of kindergarten and  will have his or her sixth birthday on or before one of the following dates:
(1) December 2 of the 2011–12 school year.
(2) November 1 of the 2012–13 school year.
(3) October 1 of the 2013–14 school year.
(4) September 1 of the 2014–15 school year and each school year thereafter.
(b) For good cause, the governing board of a school district may permit a child of proper age to be admitted to a class after the first school month of the school term.
SEC. 4.
 If the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code.