SB 191 (2017)
House/Senate Bill: Senate
Description: Increases state funding for full-day kindergarten programs, with adjustments based on the number of English language learners and free and reduced lunch students in each district. The House amended the bill to simply provide full funding for full-day kindergarten programs, and half funding for half-day kindergarten programs. The House also added keno legalization to the bill to create the revenue for kindergarten funding.
Bill Sponsor: David Watters
Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information
Next Hearing Date: Tue, 05/09/2017
Next Voting Date: Thu, 06/22/2017