School divisions, certain; development of plan to fund and phase in full-day kindergarten. (HB109)

Introduced By

Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville) with support from co-patrons Del. Wendy Gooditis (D-Clarke), and Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

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 a full-day kindergarten program for each kindergarten student in the school division and submit the plan to the General Assembly in advance of the 2019 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/14/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101300D
12/14/2017Referred to Committee on Education
01/15/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB109)
01/19/2018Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #2
02/02/2018Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 4-N)
02/13/2018Left in Education

Comments

Linda Minnix writes:

As a retired educator, I feel the full day Kindergarten program is crucial for children. It allows more time for creativity and hands on experiences. Many of our children find school to be a "safe haven ". For some, it is they only chance of becoming successful and loved.

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