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Table 1 Compulsory School Attendance Age across States in 2007

From: Early Childhood Education and Care in the United States: An Overview of the Current Policy Picture

Compulsory School Attendance Age Number of States
Age 5 years 8
Age 6 years 22
Age 7 years 18
Age 8 years 2
  1. Note. From Education Commission of the States (2007). State Notes: Access to kindergarten: Age issues in state statutes.