Constitutional amendment; right to early childhood education (first reference). (HJ602)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Krupicka (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), and Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Constitutional amendment (first resolution); right to early childhood education. Requires the Board of Education to develop Learning Readiness Quality Standards for state-supported early learning programs. The General Assembly is mandated to allocate funds to ensure that every Virginia family has the option to use a high quality early learning program that meets the standards and that is available for each child in the year in which the child reaches four years of age through a qualified early learning program. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/05/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102083D
01/05/2013Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/11/2013Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional Amendments Subcommittee
01/28/2013Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely
02/05/2013Left in Privileges and Elections