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SB 1282: Early Learning and Early Grade Success

GENERAL BILL by Harrell

Early Learning and Early Grade Success; Deleting the Office of Early Learning from within the Office of Independent Education and Parental Choice of the Department of Education; establishing the Division of Early Learning within the department; revising approved child care or early education settings for the placement of certain children; requiring each parent who enrolls his or her child in the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program to allow his or her child to participate in a specified screening and progress monitoring program; revising the performance standards for the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program; authorizing certain students who enrolled in the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program to receive intensive reading interventions using specified funds, etc. APPROPRIATION: $3,865,759

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/8/2021 Senate - Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/15/2021 Senate • Filed
2/24/2021 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 129
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 128
3/18/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/23/21, 12:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/23/2021 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 282
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
4/5/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 04/08/21, 11:30 am, 412 Knott Building
4/8/2021 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0