Monday, April 26, 2021
More Local Coverage on Getting Kids Registered Early for Kindergarten

Anne Sparaco of 13 News Now spoke with Dr. Jane Elyce Glasgow, Executive Director of Minus 9 to 5, about helping parents get their children signed up for kindergarten early and correctly.

"Unfortunately, there are a lot of children who don't get registered in time for their first day of school, which impacts so many factors," Glasgow explained. "We're hearing from our medical partners across the region that many children are behind in their well visits and physicals, which can also result in immunizations being behind."

Minus 9 to 5 said it has seen a decline in parents of the Hispanic and Latino population reaching out for help and want families to know they have guidance on their website in Spanish for those who prefer to use the language.

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