|WA||To governor 04/2013||P-12||Early Learning Opportunities.|
Amends existing law and establishes the early start program to provide a continuum of high quality and accountable early learning opportunit...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Preschool Enrollment Considered "Of Compulsory Age"|
Adds a new section to require a child who has reached the age of four by September 15 and who is enrolled in the statewide preschool program...
|WV||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Early Childhood Programs|
Requires county boards to provide education programs for all children who have attained the age of four prior to September 1 of the school y...
|MS||To governor 04/2013||P-12||Prekindergarten Programs|
Implements a prekindergarten program and its funding on a phased in basis which transfers the duties and responsibilities of the department ...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Early Childhood Education|
H.B. 1429 and S.B. 2229
Amended section related to prekindergarten program. Authorizes a district to establish an early childhood program (deleted "prekindergarten ...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Pre-K Programs|
Authorizes districts to provide enrollment in pre-kindergarten programs for any at-risk child residing in the geographic area served by the ...
|KY||To governor 03/2013||P-12||Preschool Participation|
Existing law requires a half-day preschool program to be provided at-risk children who reach age 4 by October 1. Effective in 2017, new prov...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2012||P-12||Transportation of Certain Pre-Kindergarten Students|
Permits a district to authorize transportation for students attending a universal prekindergarten program in addition to transpotation funde...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Early Learning System|
Provides legislative findings. Establishes the executive office on early learning, to be temporarily placed in the office of the governor, a...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Licensure of Preschool and Child Care Programs|
S.B. 316 - Licensure of Preschool and Child Care Programs
Defines "school child," "child care," and other terms. Removes various references to preschool or school child program license renewal and t...
|CA||Passed 06/2012||P-12||Early Childhood Education|
Proclaims the importance of early childhood education; encourages senate constituents to enroll their chidren in preschool and other early c...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Pre-K Eligibility|
Directs the Division of Child Development and Early Education to establish income eligibility requirements for the NC Pre-K program not to e...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Waivers from Early Childhood Enrichment Activities Requirement|
Transfers from the state board to the department the authority to grant waivers from the requirement that each Cecil J. Picard LA4 Early Chi...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Preschool Programs in Charter Schools|
H.B. 1240 (section 51)
Allows charter schools that are authorized to provide kindergarten to also offer preschool programs. Addresses requirements for the preschoo...
|LA||Adopted 05/2012||P-12||Health and Safety Rules and Regulations for Approved Non-Public School Three-Year-Old Programs|
LAC 28:LXXIX.Chapter 30
2011 H.B. 373 authorizes approved nonpublic elementary schools to offer prekindergarten instruction to 3-year-olds. New provisions provide r...
|AK||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Early Childhood Education Program|
Establishes a Voluntary Parent and Early Childhood Education Program for children under 5, to be planned, implemented, and reported on by th...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Early Childhood Education Facilities|
(Sec. 1) Requires the SBE to provide funds to appropriate school districts to create 1,000 new school readiness spaces. (Not Codified)
|IL||Adopted 05/2012||P-12||Early Childhood Block Grant|
23 IL ADC 235.20, 30, 40, 45, 50, 60, 70; 23 IL ADC 235.APP. A, B, C
From Illinois Register: This rulemaking resulted from the state board's application for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment...
|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...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Louisiana Early Childhood Education Act.|
Requires the state board of education to create a comprehensive and integrated network through which to manage and oversee all programs fund...
|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...
|NM||Signed into law 02/2012||P-12||Governance Structure for Child Development|
The 2011 Early Childhood Care and Education Act created the State Early Learning Advisory Council, charged with making recommendations to en...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||North Carolina Pre-Kindergarten Program|
Provides that in order to maintain high academic standards and the integrity of NC Pre-K, the Department of Health and Human Services is dir...
|IA||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||At-Risk 3-5-year Olds|
H.F. 645 - Multiple Sections
Allows a grantee to direct the use of moneys received to serve any qualifying child ranging in age from three years old to five years oId, r...
|TX||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Repealing Child Care Provision|
S.B. 8 - Repealing Child Care Provision
Repeals a provision that required districts with a student membership above 5,000 and that does not provide child care (directly or by contr...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Early Childhood Educators Qualifications and Professional Development|
To revise the requirements for early childhood educators and direct the Commissioner of Education to use unexpended funds for providing prof...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Preschool Programs at Nonpublic Schools|
Authorizes certain nonpublic schools to develop and offer prekindergarten instruction and indicates the minimum age at which children enter ...
|ME||Vetoed 06/2011||P-12||Establishes an Early Childhood Stakeholder Group|
Original bill language proposed to create a unified early childhood education system. An adopted amendment replaced the bill with a resolve ...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||No Limit on PreK Enrollments and Services|
Amends language to read: There is no limit on the total number of children who may be enrolled in prekindergarten education or who receive e...
|VT||Adopted 04/2011||P-12||Prekindergarten Education (2600)|
VT ADC 7-1-9:2601 through 2612
Amendments to the existing Prekindergarten Education rules increase oversight of the community needs assessment process required before a sc...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Preschool Providers|
Expands the number of providers eligible for pre-kindergarten services and identifies application and funding criteria. .
|TN||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Annual Report on Pre-K Programs|
Requires the Office of Early Learning in the Department of Education to post its annual report on the status of pre-kindergarten programs on...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Early Childhood Educator Development Scholarship Program|
Concerns the creation of the early childhood educator development scholarship program; creates the Early Childhood Educator Development Scho...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2009||P-12||Preschool Enrollment for Children of Juvenile Court Wards|
States findings and declarations regarding children of youth who are in custody, or on probation or in the foster care system. Requires prio...
|OH||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Inspections of Preschool and Licensed School Child Programs|
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.57
Partially from DOE summary of H.B. 1: Reduces the number of annual inspections of preschool programs and licensed school child programs by t...
|GA||Adopted 04/2009||P-12||Bright from the Start Program|
GAC 591-1-1-.16 and .31
Amends rules concerning the Bright From the Start Program, including governing body, licensure and staff....
|CO||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Food Service for Early Childhood Programs|
Adds children enrolled in state-subsidized early childhood education programs operated by public schools and who are eligible for reduced-co...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Enrollment Age|
Ensures that the enrollment age in prekindergarten is consistent with the enrollment criteria for entry into public school; ensures that ade...
|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 ...
|CA||Adopted Rule Filing 12/2008||P-12||State Preschools|
Title 5 CCR Sec(s) 18131, 18131.1
Amends rules concerning state preschools. Amends the enrollment priorities for state preschool programs to give priority to three- and four-...
|FL||Adopted 09/2008||P-12||Voluntary Prekindergarten Program|
Amends rule to revise the education standards for children in the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program.
|RI||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Prekindergarten Education Act|
Establishes the Prekindergarten Education Act; Requires the state department to begin planning an initial, pilot prekindergarten program tha...
|VT||Rule Adoption 06/2008||P-12||PREKINDERGARTEN EDUCATION|
Amends rules pertaining to prekindergarten education in Vermont. Provides guidance for staff qualifications, program quality requirements, f...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Amends Charter Schools Act|
Relates to the State Charter Schools Act; allows charter schools to provide prekindergarten programs to four-year-olds; allows a charter sch...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Quality of Prekindergarten Programs|
Provides for the quality of all prekindergarten education programs offered by or through public school districts. For the 2008–2009 school y...
|NE||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Certificate of Attendance|
At the request of 1 a parent or guardian, a school district is to issue a certificate of attendance to a student who receives special educat...
|TN||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Report on Employment Rights for Pre-K Teachers|
Directs the Office of Education Research and Accountability (OEA) to survey each LEA that conducts a pre-kindergarten (Pre-K) program to det...
|NY||Adopted 12/2007||P-12||Universal Prekindergarten Programs|
Title 8 NYCRR Subpart 151-1
Complies with 2007 S.B. 2107, Part B, section 19, which authorizes the board of regents and the commissioner to prescribe uniform quality st...
|IA||Adopted 11/2007||P-12||Accreditation Standards Related to Discrimination and Prekindergarten|
IAC 281, 12.1(1), 281-12.2(256), 12.3(6), 12.3(13), 12.8(1)
Reflects that education programs are not to discriminate on the basis of the added characteristics of sexual orientation and gender identity...
|NY||Adopted 09/2007||P-12||Prekindergarten and Kindergarten Program Requirements|
Title 8 NYCRR Section 100.3
Amends regulations regarding program requirements for students in prekindergarten and kindergarten. Directs each school operating a prekinde...
|PA||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts Program|
H.B. 842 - Early Learning Provisions
Section 13 (Article XV-D of the Act) is amended to add a subarticle that establishes the Pre-K Counts Program (to the extend funds are appro...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Study on the Effectiveness of Pre-K Programs|
Provides that the Office of Education Accountability coordinate a study of the effectiveness of pre-kindergarten programs and shall specific...
|VT||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Prekindergarten Education|
Require the state board of education and the secretary of human services to adopt joint rules regarding prekindergarten education; clarifies...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Public Preschool Program Definition|
S.B. 172; LD 560
Defines "public preschool program" in the laws governing education. This definition differentiates a public preschool program from a one-or-...
|WV||Adopted 05/2007||P-12||Pre-K Education|
Title 126, Series 28
Amends rules governing the standards for pre- kindergarten education....
|IA||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program|
Creates a statewide voluntary preschool program for four-year-old children. Provides that preschool teachers in the program must be certifie...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Budget|
From Center for Evaluation & Education Policy: Appropriates money for state agencies and makes other distributions. Specifies a school fundi...
|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.
|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...
Implements a state-funded Pre-Kindergarten program.
|CA||Vetoed 09/2006||P-12||Preschool Program Requirements|
Defines preschool services as part- or full-day educational programs for prekindergarten-aged children. Establishes a family fee schedule. R...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12||Prekindergarten and Family Literacy Programs|
Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Department of Education to administer prekindergarten and family literacy pr...
|FL||Adopted 08/2006||P-12||Voluntary Prekindergarten Program - Public Input|
Develops rules to allow the public an opportunity to provide input inthe development of minimum standards for private prekindergarten provid...
|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...
|NY||Vetoed 07/2006||P-12||Dental Health Certificates|
Requires every child enrolling in pre-kindergarten, kindergarten or first grade in a public elementary school to present a dental health cer...
|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 ...
|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...
|IA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Community Empowerment Initiative|
Increases membership on the community empowerment state board. Requires family support services in the community empowerment initiative to ...
|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...
|NE||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Early Childhood|
From the fiscal note: LB 1256 establishes an endowment fund to provide early childhood education grants to programs for at-risk children fro...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Task Force on Universal Preschool Education|
Establishes a Task Force on Universal Preschool Education; providing for the membership and staffing of the Task Force; specifies the purpos...
|LA||Signed into law 11/2005||P-12||Class Size Ratio Exemption|
Exempts LA 4 (prekindergarten) classes from class size ratio for the 2005-2006 school year if the district or charter school enrolled any st...
|RI||Adopted 09/2005||P-12||Early Childhood Certificate Requirements|
Adopts rules regarding the requirements for an Early Childhood Education in public schools in grades PK-2 certificate. Outlines rules for Ce...
|WV||Adopted 07/2005||P-12||Universal Access to Early Education System|
Title 126, Series 28
Policy 2525 sets the standards for implementing high quality universal pre-kindergarten programs. This policy covers all public school presc...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Improving Early Childhood Education|
The purpose of this Act is to: (1) Improve early childhood education by establishing and appropriating funds for a temporary early childhood...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Temporary Private Preschool Licensing and Accreditation Task Force|
Creates a temporary private preschool licensing and accreditation task force to develop recommendations for licensing and accreditation stan...
|TX||EFFECTIVE ON 9/1/05 06/2005||P-12||Incentives for Coordination|
From fiscal note: The bill authorizes the commissioner of education to establish a program to provide incentives to providers of early child...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Date for Counting Preschoolers and 3- and 4-Year-Olds with Disabilities|
Makes an accomodation for counting preschoolers and 3- and 4-year olds with disabilities enrolled (for state funding purposes) by letting sc...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Urges Expansion of Early Childhood Education|
General Assembly expresses its unwavering support for an increase in funding for the expansion of the early childhood education program.
|FL||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Records of Children in Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program|
Creates exemption from public records requirements for individual records of children enrolled in Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Progra...
|MO||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12|
The current definition of "teacher" in the teacher tenure act includes certified teachers who teach at the pre-kindergarten level. This act ...
|OH||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12|
|Partnership for Continued Learning|
Establishes the "Partnership for Continued Learning" to promote systemic approaches to education. The Partnership must (1) support regional...
|MD||Rule Adoption 05/2005||P-12||Kindergarten admissions|
COMAR 13A.08.01.01, .02, .02-2
Proposes to adopt rules to the Board of Education. Provides for transfers to public kindergarten. Requires local boards of education to esta...
|TN||to governor 05/2005||P-12||Voluntary Pre-K for Tennessee Act of 2005|
Amends title 49, chapter 6, part 1 to establish the "Voluntary Pre-K for Tennessee Act of 2005". Based on the success of Tennessee's existin...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Full-Day Kindergarten|
S.B. 200 (Section 15)
Increases from 1,000 to 1,500 the number of children a district may apply to the department for authorization to serve through a full-day ki...
|MD||Rule Adoption 04/2005||P-12||State Board Of Education|
COMAR 13A.02.06.02, 13A.0801.01, .08.02.01
Revises the Maryland Student Records System Manual (MSRSM) as a result of recent changes regarding health and graduation requirements. State...
|MD||(S) THIRD READING PASSED (46-0) 04/2005||P-12||State Department of Education - Early Learning and Child Care Programs|
Requiring the State Department of Education to develop a plan to accredit certain early learning programs and child care programs that are p...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Pre Kindergarten Act|
Relates to the Pre-Kindergarten Act; provides for voluntary participation in pre-kindergarten programs; provides for requests for proposals;...
|FL||Signed into law 01/2005||P-12||Voluntary Prekindergarten Education|
Establishes the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program, to take effect in each county at the beginning of the 2005-2006 school year. Ev...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Preschool for All Program|
Requires the California Children and Families Commission to complete and submit a cost study that provides an estimate of the cost of a volu...
|MI||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||State School Aid Act|
Relates to the State School Aid Act of 1979; allocates funds for grants to intermediate districts to provide programs for parents with presc...
|NJ||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Preschool Tuition Collection|
Provides that any non-Abbott school district which is not required to operate a preschool program and which does not receive early childhood...
|MS||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||School Districts-Shared Management Contracts|
Authorizes local school boards to collaborate with the State Board of Education, Community Action Agencies and the Department of Human Servi...
|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 ...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Early Childhood Education Programs|
Creates a task force to examine early childhood education programs; develops a plan for implementation of universal pre-kindergarten and ful...
|AK||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Admission to and Advancement in Public Schools|
Relates to advancement in public schools of children under school age; provides that a district's educational program must prescribe that un...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Subsidized Childcare Provisions|
Adds prekindergarten or after school child care programs to the provision governing subsidized childcare services....
|FL||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Voluntary Universal Prekindergarten Education|
Implements specified provisions of State Constitution; creates voluntary universal prekindergarten education program; limits
application of ...
|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...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Statewide Prekindergarten/School Readiness Program Assessment|
Establishes oversight committee to assess all prekindergarten or school readiness programs run by any public or private school or Head Start...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||The Better Chance for School Success Program|
Creates the Better Chance for School Success Program to provide early education for low-income, 3- and 4-year-old children in low-performing...
|NM||Pocket Veto by GOVERNOR. 04/2003||P-12||Head Start Programs|
Requires that certain state funds for head start programs be used for collaboration with private and nonprofit providers....
|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...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Head Start Programs Funding|
Requires that certain state funds for Head Start programs be used to contract and subcontract with private and nonprofit programs that meet ...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Cost-Benefit Analysis of Pre-Kindergarten, Mandatory Kindergarten and Occupational Diplomas|
Requires the department of education to conduct a needs assessment to determine what areas do not currently have pre-kindergarten programs, ...
|NM||to governor 03/2003||P-12||Early Care Study|
House Joint Memorial 12 requests that the Interagency Coordinating Group (ICG) study the
alignment of early care education programs in New M...
|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)...
|MA||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||Preschool, Extended-Day and -Year Programs for Limited English Proficient Students|
Permits districts to establish full-time or part-time preschool, after-school or summer school programs English language learners programs, ...
|MD||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||Free Prekindergarten for Economically Disadvantaged Children|
Requires districts by 2007-08 school year to provide free prekindergarten programs to all eligible children within district. Defines "eligib...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Early Childhood Programs|
Relates to funding for parent education programs; relates to the development and implementation of a Technology Intern Partner Program; rela...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Georgia's Pre-K Program|
Creates the voluntary Georgia's Pre-K Program; requires all printed materials relating to the program to refer to it as Georgia's Pre-K Prog...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Teacher Induction, Evaluation, Early Retirement Incentives, Administrator Preparation and Certification, Minimum Teacher Salary Requirements, Statewide Career Path Pilot Program|
Requires state board to establish standards for district and area education agency career development programs and for individual teacher ca...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Early Childhood Enrichment Activity Classes|
Revises early childhood development program for four-year-olds. Allows applicants to seek a waiver for the requirement of enrichment activit...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Child Care Facility Requirements|
Changes the day care center references to child care facility; changes the definition of children in the laws governing nursery schools, whi...
|OR||Vetoed 07/2001||P-12||Phonics Game|
Directs state department to provide instructional phonics game to each approved Oregon prekindergarten....
|LA||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Universal Early Childhood Education for Four-Year Olds|
Establishes a program of universal early childhood education and care classes for four-year olds in any public school system that wishes to ...
|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...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Free Prekindergarten for Certain Children|
Districts are required to offer prekindergarten classes if the district identifies 15 or more children who are eligible (English learners, e...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Cuts Early Childhood Programs|
S.B. 1162 - Omnibus
The following programs have been repealed by S.B. 1162:
1) Gold Seal Quality care program, a three tiered quality rating system
|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...
|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....
|CO||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Alternative Preschool Programs|
Requires school district preschool program councils to periodically assess whether alternative community providers are available and to ensu...
|CO||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Eligibility in the preschool program|
Provides certain significant family risk factors of a child's home environment for eligibility in the preschool program....
|CO||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Dept. of Ed. oversight for state preschool program|
Concerns the duties of the Colorado Department of Education in providing oversight of the Colorado Preschool Program....
|AL||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Office of School Readiness and Pre-Kindergarten Program|
Creates the Office of School Readiness within the Department of Children's Affairs; provides for the operation and management of a voluntary...
|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...
|HI||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Good Beginnings Alliance|
Expands the life of the Good Beginnings Alliance to 2010; expands the membership of the Interdepartmental Council by 2 members; expands the ...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Early Childhood Program|
H.B. 1249, S.B. 1249
Establishes the Judith P. Hoyer Early Childhood Care and Education Program, a grant program for early child care and education centers and e...
|AL||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Accreditation of Preschool Programs|
Relates to preschool programs; requires preschools receiving funding under the early childhood block grant program to become accredited....
|AZ||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Preschool Accreditation|
Relates to preschool programs; requires preschools receiving funding under the early childhood block grant program to become accredited....
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - Pre-enrollment of Two-Year Olds and Immunization Certification|
There is created voluntary pre-enrollment of two-year-olds in local school systems. Parents must include a certification of immunization as ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Preschool Compliance|
Provides that the guidelines for the at-risk four-year-old preschool program may be differentiated according to the agency delivering the se...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Preschool Programs|
Relates to preschool programs; provides a school district may establish a preschool program under certain conditions; provides for funding a...