Senate Bill 134: Creates the South Carolina Child Development Education Program

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Last Updated: July 11, 2014
Senate Bill 134: Creates the South Carolina Child Development Education Program
Sponsors:
Senators Vincent A. Sheheen, Nikki G. Setzler, Gerald Malloy, Darrell Jackson, Robert Ford, and Kent M. Williams
Summary:

This bill would create the South Carolina Child Development Education Program. This would be a full-day, 4-year-old kindergarten program for at-risk children. It would also include parenting education for parents to learn how to prepare their children for school. While this would begin as a voluntary program, such programs often become mandatory at a later time. The cost to taxpayers per child would be $4,218, increased annually by inflation.

HSLDA's Position:

HSLDA opposes any expansion of the state in the education of children. This bill should be opposed.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

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

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