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AB 119 - Requiring Kindergarten for First Grade Enrollment - Wisconsin Key Vote

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NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT, WHICH REPLACES THE ENTIRE TEXT OF THE LEGISLATION WITH A NEW TEXT. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Requiring Kindergarten for First Grade Enrollment

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (17-15) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requiring Kindergarten for First Grade Enrollment

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits a child from being enrolled in the first grade in any public school, including charter schools, unless the child has completed 5-year-old kindergarten.

Highlights:
-Requires school boards to establish procedures, conditions, and standards for exempting a child from the requirement that he or she complete kindergarten before being enrolled in the first grade (Sec. 5). -The text of this bill was replaced by a substitute amendment sponsored by AM Jeffery Smith.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (53-44) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requiring Kindergarten for First Grade Enrollment

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits a child from being enrolled in the first grade in any public school, including charter schools, unless the child has completed 5-year-old kindergarten.

Highlights:
-Requires school boards to establish procedures, conditions, and standards for exempting a child from the requirement that he or she complete kindergarten before being enrolled in the first grade (Sec. 5). -The text of this bill was replaced by a substitute amendment sponsored by AM Jeffery Smith.
Legislation - Introduced (House) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requiring Kindergarten for First Grade Enrollment

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Sponsors

  • Chuck Benedict (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Terese L. Berceau (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Penny Bernard Schaber (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Fred Clark (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Pedro A. Colon (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jason M. Fields (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kim Hixson (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Cory Mason (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Alvin R. 'Al' Ott (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Sandra K. 'Sandy' Pasch (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon Richards (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeffrey E. 'Jeff' Smith (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James R. 'Jim' Soletski (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ted Zigmunt (WI - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • G. Spencer Coggs (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John W. Lehman (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeffrey T. 'Jeff' Plale (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Judith Biros 'Judy' Robson (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Barbara L. Toles (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kathleen Vinehout (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Leon D. Young (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
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