Transitional kindergarten student Mia Tinajero talks to her father, Jesus Tinajero, on her first day of school at Marion Mix Elementary in Elk Grove on Aug. 13. Joe Mathews says the system for enrolling students puts parents through the grinder.
Transitional kindergarten student Mia Tinajero talks to her father, Jesus Tinajero, on her first day of school at Marion Mix Elementary in Elk Grove on Aug. 13. Joe Mathews says the system for enrolling students puts parents through the grinder. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Transitional kindergarten student Mia Tinajero talks to her father, Jesus Tinajero, on her first day of school at Marion Mix Elementary in Elk Grove on Aug. 13. Joe Mathews says the system for enrolling students puts parents through the grinder. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com

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August 26, 2015 5:00 PM

Joe Mathews: California’s system to enroll students is crazy

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