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SB 567 - Full-Day Kindergarten - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (37-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Full-Day Kindergarten

Highlights:
- Offers full-day kindergarten programs to students who qualify for free and reduced price lunches beginning in the 2007-2008 school year [sec. 6 (ch. 16)(4)]. - Requires schools to offer full-day kindergarten programs to all students by the 2009-2010 academic year [sec. 6 (ch. 16)(6)]. - Requires the department of education to work with childhood education experts to ensure the adequacy of full-day kindergarten programs and the future educational success of kindergarten students [sec. 9 (b)]. - Allows schools that wish to provide full-day kindergarten programs before the required implementation date to use any available state or federal funds in order to do so [sec. 9 (c)]. - Counts full-day kindergarten children as one student and half-day kindergarten children as one-half of a student for the purposes of charter school enrollment [sec. 3 (d)].
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Full-Day Kindergarten

Sponsors

  • Teresa S. Lubbers (IN - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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