Article 2. Kindergarten and Elementary Schools - California Education Code Section 46111
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46111. (a) (1) No pupil in a kindergarten shall be kept in school
in any day more than four hours exclusive of recesses except for
pupils in Early Primary Programs, as set forth in Chapter 8
(commencing with Section 8970) of Part 6.
(2) A pupil in a kindergarten in a school operating on a program
of multitrack year-round scheduling pursuant to subdivision (a) of
Section 37670 may be kept in school on any day for 265 minutes of
instruction, exclusive of recesses.
(b) This section shall not apply to the Pasadena Unified School
District or counties of the third class as determined pursuant to
Section 28024 of the Government Code, as it read on January 1, 1977.
(c) This section shall not apply to the San Bernardino Unified
School District with regard to any pupil of that district who is
determined by the principal of the school in which that pupil is
enrolled, pursuant to testing, teacher recommendation, or both, to be
developmentally and academically suited for the longer instructional
Last modified: February 16, 2015