|IA||to governor 05/2013||P-12||Additional Uses for Preschool Aid; Kindergarten Readiness Assmt.|
H.F. 215 - Division XIV
Defines additional uses for preschool aid money. Allows for community-based providers to use the money for professional development, instruc...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Early Learning Provisions|
Defines the minimum annual number of instructional hours for half-day and full-day kindergarten (425 and 850 hours, respectively). Empowers ...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Early Learning Scholarships|
Provides assistance to families to increase access to high-quality early childhood programs for children ages three to five. Page 191 of 234...
|NE||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Education Innovation Fund and Early Childhood Education Endowment|
From the Fiscal Note: LB 495 changes the allocation of the Education Innovation Fund in FY2013-14 through FY2015-16. The fund is derived fro...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||K-3 Program Funding Eligibility|
Partially from bill analysis: Amends the public school code to change the eligibility for the K-3 plus program to include public schools in ...
|UT||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Enhanced Kindergarten and Early Intervention Interactive Computer Software Program|
S.B. 260 - Enhanced Kindergarten and Early Intervention Interactive Computer Software Program
Primarily from bill summary: Modifies the distribution of funds for enhanced kindergarten programs to districts and charter schools.
|NM||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||: Childhood Development Services Procurement|
Exempts procurement by or through the children, youth and families department of pre-kindergarten services purchased
pursuant to the pre-kin...
|CA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Preschool Finance|
S.B. 1016 - Preschool Finance
From sections 5-16 of bill summary: Previous provisions provide for both part- and full-day preschool programs. New provisions provide that ...
|MN||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Early Childhood Education Scholarship Funding|
Cuts grants to early childhood education scholarships for public or private preschool programs from $4,000,000 to $2,000,000 for 2013.
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program|
H.B. 5101 - Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program
Requires each private prekindergarten provider and public school in the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program to implement an evidence...
|FL||Vetoed 04/2012||P-12||School Readiness Programs|
From final bill analysis: Conforms applicable statutes to the appropriations provided in the General Appropriations Act for the school readi...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Fee for Early Childhood Services|
Permits schools to charge a fee for early childhood services for any child who is under the age of compulsory attendance pursuant to § 13-27...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||Early Childhood Block Grants; Chicago Educational Block Grants|
Requires a school district that receives an Early Childhood Block Grant to report to the state board of education on its use of the block gr...
|MN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Early Childhood Education Scholarships|
Sets forth eligibility requirements for children who may receive early childhood education scholarships. Requirements include parental incom...
|MN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Revenue for All-day K and Pre-K|
Allows school districts to reallocate general education revenue attributable to 12th grade students who have graduated early to extended tim...
|TX||Adopted 06/2011||P-12||Prekindergarten Early Start Grant Program|
19 TAC 102.1002
From Texas Register: Amends s.102.1002, concerning the prekindergarten early start grant program. Revises procedures for the prekindergarten...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Kindergarten|
S.B. 1256--Kindergarten Finance
Arizona Revised Statute 15-821 is clarified. If a child who has not reached the age of five before September 1 of the current school year is...
|NY||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Universal PreK Funding|
S.B. 2808 - Part A, Sec. 38
Maintains the eligibility of districts to receive the estimated maximum universal preK support.
Chapter 58 http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||Legislative Intent to Increase Funding for Child Development Centers and Preschools|
Expresses legislative intent to increase funding for child development centers and preschools in future years, as resources become available...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Early Childhood Construction Grants|
In provisions concerning early childhood construction grants, provides that a public school district or other eligible entity must provide l...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Reimbursement for Transportation of Early Learning Pupils|
Provides that when calculating the state reimbursement for transportation costs, the state board of education may not deduct the number of p...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Grants for Preschool Educational Programs|
Deletes language providing that the state board of education must provide the primary source of funding through appropriations for the grant...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Grants for Preschool Educational Programs|
Removes obsolete provision requiring the state board of education to provide the primary source of funding for the voluntary preschool progr...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Early Childhood Education Block Grant|
Relates to the Early Childhood Education Block Grant. Replaces provision that 11% of grant to be used to fund programs for children age 0-3 ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||MOUs Between State and Head Start Programs|
Requires grantees under the Preschool for All Children program to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the appropriate local ...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Three-year Child Development Appropriations|
A.B. 2D - Sections 4 and 5
Section 4: Repeals Section 8278 of the Education Code, which made child development appropriations, with the exception of funds appropriated...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Early Childhood Advisory Council and Early Childhood Financing Workgroup|
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.90 and 265.70.20
Section 3301.90:Creates the Early Childhood Advisory Council to serve as the federally mandated state advisory council for early childhood e...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Full-Day Kindergarten|
H.B. 1 - Section 3317.03, 3321.01, 3321.05 and 265.70.70
3317.03: Requires each student enrolled in kindergarten to be counted as a full-time equivalent student regardless of whether or not the stu...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Early Childhood Education Programs|
H.B. 1 - Section 265.10.20
Partially from DOE summary of H.B. 1:
Continues the GRF-funded early childhood education program at school districts, joint vocational scho...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Construction Projects|
H.B. 2424 - Article 30, Section 30-20
Requires school construction projects supported by grants from the Capital Development Board to receive silver certification from the United...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Services to Preschool Students with Disabilities|
Provides for state reimbursement of municipalities for school supportive health services provided to preschool students with disabilities an...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Federal Funds|
Authorizes the Texas Education Agency to seek, accept and distribute grants awarded by the federal government or any other public or private...
|TX||Adopted 03/2009||P-12||Prekindergarten Early Start Grant Program|
19 TAC 2.102.AA.102.1002
Establishes new procedural and reporting requirements for prekindergarten grants to school districts, open- enrollment charter schools, and ...
|IL||Adopted 03/2009||P-12||Early Childhood Block Grant|
23 IAC 235.100
Extends sunset for Preschool for All Children program from June 2008 to June 2010. Pages 336-339 of 372: http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/d...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Voluntary Early Childhood Programs|
Authorizes local school districts to operate and expend funds from any available sources for voluntary early childhood education programs.
Revises various provisions of the Child Care and Development Services Act relating to the reimbursement and auditing of child care and devel...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Universal Early Childhood Program|
Provides for phased in universal access to the Cecil J. Picard LA 4 Early Childhood Program and for participation by non-school system provi...
|HI||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 07/2008||P-12||Early Learning System|
Establishing an early learning system to be known as keiki first steps, to ensure a spectrum of high-quality early learning opportunities st...
|NH||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Commission to Study the Feasibility of Creating a Preschool Incentive Fund Program|
Establishes a commission to study the feasibility of creating a preschool incentive fund program; provides that the committee shall determin...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Preschool for All Children Funds|
Allows for the continuation of the distribution of funds by the state board of education to achieve a goal of Preschool for All Children by ...
|OH||Emergency amendment 06/2008||P-12||Early Learning Initiative|
OAC 5101:2-23-05, -07, -09
All sections: Provides the early learning initiative (ELI) will no longer exist as of August 23, 2009, and that these rules are in effect on...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Full-day Kindergarten|
Counts kindergarten students as full-time students for the purpose of determining minimum adequacy facility requirements that are used to de...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Appropriations|
• Creates the Senior Year Plus Program to increase access of high school students to college credit and
|UT||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||UPSTART Program|
S.B. 2 - Sections 3-9
Establishes UPSTART, a pilot project that uses a home-based educational technology program to develop the school readiness skills of childre...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||State Supplemental Funding for Head Start|
Appropriates $100,000 to the state board of education for fiscal year 2008-2009 to provide grants to local public and private non-profit and...
|IA||Signed into law 09/2007||P-12||Community Empowerment Initiative|
Expands the scope of services under an existing appropriation for the Community Empowerment Initiative involving preschool tuition services....
|HI||Vetoed 07/2007||P-12||Prekindergarten and Kindergarten|
Directs the department to encourage inclusionary prekindergarten and kindergarten classes of both special education eligible and general edu...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||School Readiness Tax Credits|
Grants school readiness tax credits to individuals for child care expenses of children five and under, to child care providers, to child car...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Full-Day Kindergarten Planning Grants and Desegregation Grant|
S.B. 2107 - Part B, Section 38
Authorizes the commissioner to award grants to districts that operated half-day kindergarten programs in the 2006-2007 school year, and that...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Universal Pre-Kindergarten|
S.B. 2107 - Part B, Section 19
Eliminates references to district-level prekindergarten policy advisory boards and their authority to adopt prekindergarten programs.
|WY||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12||Developmental Preschool Service Providers Reimbursement|
Increases the state's per child reimbursement amount for developmental preschool service providers. http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2007/Enroll...
|WY||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12||Local Matching Funds for Preschool|
Requires 3% local matching funds for contracts with developmental preschool service providers. http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2007/Enroll/HB01...
|CO||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12||Funding for Full-day Kindergarten|
Authorizes a school district, upon voter approval, to impose an additional mill levy for purposes of funding the school district's excess fu...
|NE||Approved by voters 12/2006||P-12||Constitutional Amendment: Early Childhood Education Endowment Fund|
A constitutional amendment to permit use of funds dedicated to the common schools for early childhood educational purposes. If adopted, requ...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||PreK for At-Risk Children|
Relates to grants for a preschool educational program administered by the state board July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2008. Provides that appr...
|AZ||On 11/07/2006 Ballot. 07/2006||P-12||Early Childhood Funding Ballot Initiative|
V. 18; (NEW BILL)
(PROPOSITION I-16-2006) Increases funding for early childhood development and health programs; provides that local councils would distribute...
|AZ||Approved by voters 07/2006||P-12||Early Childhood Development and Health Initiative|
V. 18 (Prop. 203)
(PROPOSITION 203 I-16-2006) Increases funding for early childhood development and health programs. Purpose is to improve quality and increas...
|IL||Emergency Rule Adoption 06/2006||P-12||Early Childhood Block Grant|
23 IAC 235.10, .60, .70, .100, .200, .300, .400, .500
Establishes emergency rules regarding the Preschool for All Children program; provides educational services to all 3 to 5 year old children ...
|LA||Adopted 06/2006||P-12||State Early Childhood Programs|
Requests the governor and commissioner of administration to include in the FY 2007-2008 executive budget additional funding for adequately s...
|CA||Rejected by Voters. 06/2006||P-12||Voluntary Public Preschool Program|
V. 3 (Prop. 82)
Proposes an amendment to the California Constitution to establish a right to voluntary public preschool for all four-year old children, admi...
|VT||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 05/2006||P-12||Prekindergarten Education Study Committee|
Creates a prekindergarten education study committee. Directs the committee to gather the following information:
(1) How many private and p...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Bilingual Weighting Funds|
S.B. 549 - Section 13, 16, 27
Authorizes districts to spend funds received from the bilingual weighting to pay the cost of providing at-risk and preschool-aged at-risk ed...
|IL||Adopted 02/2006||P-12||Early Childhood Block Grant|
23 IAC 235.10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, Appendix A, B
Establishes rules regarding the Early Childhood Block Grant program. Allows entities other than school districts to apply for preschool and...
|GA||Adopted 12/2005||P-12||Early Learning Grants|
Submits rules regarding grants under the Department of Early Care and Learning.
|IL||Signed into law 08/2005||P-12||Early Learning Funding and Programs|
Specifies that grants for preschool educational programs may go both to local districts and to "eligible entities" as defined by the State B...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Early Learning Educational Task Force|
Establishes and appropriates funds for an early learning educational task force to be attached to the department of education. Directs the t...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Grants to Charter Schools|
AN ACT To amend and reenact R.S. 17:24.10(A) and 3995(C). Authorizes charter schools to apply for and receive funding from the department to...
|NE||Signed by Governor 06/2005||P-12||Early Childhood programs, funding.|
Changes provisions relating to early childhood education programs as prescribed; to define and redefine terms; to provide a weighting factor...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Child Care and Development Services Program|
A.B. 2525 (multiple provisions)
Changes the maximum age for program eligibility to 13, and modifies the definition of ''parent'' under the Child Care
and Development Servic...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||School Facilities: Joint-Use Projects|
Amends the Leroy F. Greene School Facilities Act. Deletes teacher education facilities as eligible joint-use facilities. Includes parks and ...
|AR||Rule Adoption 06/2004||P-12||Better Chance Program|
Establishes general guidelines for the operation of early childhood programs funded under the Arkansas Better Chance Program
and the Arkansa...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Educational Funding and Property Tax Relief|
The bill provides that by fiscal year 2009-10 the state share of kindergarten to grade 12 education funding, as described by essential progr...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Early Intervention Agencies Committee|
Abolishes the Early Intervention Agencies Committee created to ensure the implementation of a comprehensive system for early intervention se...
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Better Chance For School Success Program|
Amends the state "Better Chance for School Success" program to remove matching requirements, set implementation goals and makes the program ...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Early Childhood Education Block Grant|
Provides that 11% (instead of 8%) of the Early Childhood Education Block Grant shall be used to fund programs for children ages 0-3. http://...
|MO||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12|
|Distribution of the Gaming Commission Fund|
Alters the distribution of Gaming Commission Fund; provides funds for veterans facilities, the National Guard College Trust, early childhood...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Preschool Programs|
Authorizes local boards to (1) enter into cooperative or interlocal agreements with one or more other boards for the establishment, operatio...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Better Chance Program|
Expands the Arkansas Better Chance Program; allows any licensed early childhood program with early childhood accreditation by the Department...
|WV||Adopted 01/2003||P-12||Universal Access to Pre-Kindergarten System STATE ID: 126-28|
Title 126, Series 28
Provides rules relating to West Virginia's universal access to the state's Pre-Kindergarten System. WEST VIRGINIA REG 4202 (SN)...
|MO||Rejected by voters 11/2002||P-12||Additional tobacco tax for early childhood and other programs|
Imposes an additional tax per cigarette and other tobacco products, with the new revenues placed into a Healthy Families Trust Fund to be us...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||Provides additional funding to ensure that children are ready to enter school|
Authorizes the Children and Families Commission to expend money allocated to it under the Children and Families Act of 1998, to ensure that ...
|MD||Signed into law 07/2002||P-12||Tobacco Tax for Education|
Establishes tobacco tax as well as special fund to dedicate tobacco tax revenues for education funding. Monies are to 1) provide unrestricte...
|CA||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Intermediate Intervention/Underperforming Schools Program|
Modifies 1999 Immediate Intervention/Underperforming Schools Program (IIUSP), which formerly required that every participating school distri...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Head Start in Tunica County|
Relates to Tunica County; allows the board of supervisors to make a contribution to the Institute for Community Service for an additional He...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Funding Preshool Programs|
Concerns the required expenditure of a portion of a school district's per pupil operating revenue for the school district's preschool progra...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Child care development vouchers|
Provides that a child care ministry that receives child care development voucher may only be required by a local Step Ahead Council to meet ...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Education Reform Act of 2001|
S.B. 1881/H.B. 1921--Omnibus Bill
Preschool Funding: Requires schools for preschool children organized as public schools or as
public school classes to be maintained and supp...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Early Childhood Foundation|
Authorizes the establishment of a foundation for early childhood care and education....
|NE||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Early Childhood Education Grants|
LB 759 changes current law pertaining to early childhood education pilot program grants. The bill provides for an Early Childhood Education ...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Funding for early childhood programs.|
, Amends the application process for the Arkansas Better Chance Program; provides funding for early childhood programs....
|NJ||Signed into law 11/2000||P-12||Eligibility of Low-Income Pupils, Effective Programs|
Relates to State aid for school districts with concentrations of low-income pupils; establishes minimum period of school district eligibilit...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Child Care Program|
Appropriates a sum to the State Department of Education for specified child care purposes. Declares appropriations for these purposes to be ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Day Care Facilities|
Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to contract with a nonprofit organization that has staff with expertise in financing and c...
|MD||Vetoed 05/2000||P-12||Early Child Care and Education Centers Grant Program|
Establishes the Judith P. Hoyer Early Care and Education Centers and Education Enhancement Grant Program for the development of collaborativ...
|NY||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Full-day Kindergarten, Universal Prekindergarten Reserve Fund|
Relates to state aid for school districts; funds a workforce education program in New York City; creates the Universal Prekindergarten Reser...
|MN||Signed by governor 05/2000||P-12||Early Childhood Education Aid|
Extends the fiscal year 2000 increase in early childhood family education aid to fiscal year 2001. The additional aid amount is equal to $2....