House Bill 424

Last Action 01/30/24: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to preschool and kindergarten education.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1595
Sponsors J. Raymond, B. Chester-Burton
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 157.3175 to require school districts provide a full-day preschool education program for eligible three and four-year-olds; establish eligibility for the program; require that preschool for three year old children continue to be funded through a grant process and preschool programs for four-year-old children be funded under KRS 157.310 to 157.440; require preschool programs to operate on the school district calendar; require transportation be provided; amend KRS 158.031 to include preschool education programs for four-year-old children in the primary school program; amend KRS 157.320 to remove the definition of "kindergarten full-time equivalent pupil in average daily attendance"; amend KRS 157.360 to remove a reference to the kindergarten full-time equivalent; amend KRS 158.030 to include a preschool education program for four-year-old children in the definition of "common school"; remove language allowing kindergarten to operate for less than six hours on a school day; amend KRS 158.060 and 160.1596 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Kindergarten, full day of instruction
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Preschool, eligible three and four-year-olds, school district to provide
Education, Finance - Preschool, four-year-olds, SEEK funding
Education, Finance - SEEK, kindergarten full-day funding
Children and Minors - Kindergarten, full day of attendance
Children and Minors - Preschool, eligible three and four-year-olds, school districts to provide


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