House Bill 446: Creates the Mississippi Foundation for Early Childhoood Development for At-Risk Children

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Last Updated: March 6, 2012
House Bill 446: Creates the Mississippi Foundation for Early Childhoood Development for At-Risk Children
Sponsors:
Representative Reecy L. Dickson
Summary:

This bill would create the Mississippi Foundation for Early Childhood Development, whose purpose would be to "deliver quality early care and education experiences and parent education for families whose children are at risk of being unprepared for school."

HSLDA's Position:

HSLDA opposes programs whereby the state would establish criteria to determine such "at risk" children and then instruct parents how to raise their children according to state standards. This bill should be opposed.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

02/13/2012     (House)      Referred to Education; Appropriations
03/06/2012     (House)      Died in committee

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