Earlier this year, Chelmsford school officials decided that the cost of full-day kindergarten in town was not currently something fiscally plausible. But the possibility is still very much alive for kindergarten coming to Chelmsford in the future.
According to a report in the Lowell Sun, Superintendent of Schools Frank Tiano plans to dedicate $1 million to start preparing for a full-day kindergarten program, spread out across four years beginning in Fiscal Year 2016.
"We're not walking away from (full-day) kindergarten. We brought forward a plan. It didn't work," School Committee Chairman Mike Rigney said last week, according to the Lowell Sun report. "We're going to find a way to do it, and this is a good start toward that, I think."
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