School divisions, certain; development of plan to fund and phase in full-day kindergarten. (SB279)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certain school divisions; plan to fund and phase in full-day kindergarten. Requires each local school board that does not offer a full-day kindergarten program for each kindergarten student in the school division to develop a plan to fund and phase in such program over the course of five school years, including benchmarks for progress at the two-, three-, and four-school year intervals, and submit the plan to the General Assembly in advance of the 2017 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102456D
01/07/2016Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/21/2016Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/21/2016Impact statement from DOE/COO (SB279)
02/04/2016Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (8-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)