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HB 519: Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program


Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program; Provides that prekindergarten instructors in school-year prekindergarten programs delivered by private providers & public schools must meet new professional credentialing requirements beginning July 1, 2014; deletes provisions relating to alternate educational credentials; repeals aspirational goals for professional credentials of prekindergarten instructors.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in K-20 Innovation Subcommittee
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/25/2011 House • Filed
2/7/2011 House • Referred to K-20 Innovation Subcommittee; Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 49
3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 49
5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in K-20 Innovation Subcommittee