Do kids have to be potty trained to attend school?

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asked Apr 11, 2019 in Grade Schooler by SophiaSamson (330 points)
Do kids have to be potty trained to attend school?

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answered Apr 12, 2019 by layla (46,160 points)
If the kid is going to school in the USA then yes the kid does have to be potty trained and not be wearing diapers when they're enrolled into preschool or kindergarten.

When a kid reaches kindergarten age they really should be potty trained and out of diapers and pull ups because other kids can be cruel and make fun of the kid if they find out the kid is wearing diapers to school especially if they are just not potty trained.

Unless the child has some form of disability or bladder problems that require the child to wear and need to wear diapers then the child must be potty trained and out of diapers before being enrolled in Preschool or Kindergarten.

If the child has special needs or has a bladder problem that requires the child to wear diapers then the school will make special arrangements for the diaper changing for the child or may require the parent to come into the school to change diapers.

I've read online that some children in the UK are going to school in diapers and they're hiring people to change diapers in schools even for kids that are not special needs.

But in the USA kids need to be potty trained before going to preschool, kindergarten or any other grades in schools.

But like I said if your kid has a bladder condition or has a special need and cannot use the toilet and has to wear diapers then yes they can start school wearing diapers.

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