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

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