Creates Prekindergarten Programs for 4-Year-Olds

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Last Updated: June 30, 2014
Creates Prekindergarten Programs for 4-Year-Olds
Sponsors:
Representatives Kawasaki, Kerttula, Tuck, and Gara
Summary:

This is an early childhood education bill that would create prekindergarten programs for children who are 4 years old. Although this would begin as a voluntary program, such programs often become mandatory later.

HSLDA's Position:

HSLDA believes that parents, not the state, are best able to determine when a child is ready for formal instruction. HSLDA also opposes any expansion by the state into the area of education. This bill should be opposed.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

Died in committee. See "Bill History" link below.

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