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SB 564: Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program


Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program; Provides that prekindergarten instructors in school-year prekindergarten programs delivered by private providers and public schools must meet new professional credentialing requirements beginning July 1, 2014. Deletes provisions relating to alternate educational credentials, to conform. Repeals provisions relating to aspirational goals for the professional credentials of prekindergarten instructors, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Education Pre-K - 12
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  2. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/25/2011 Senate • Filed
2/9/2011 Senate • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Budget -SJ 49
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 49
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Education Pre-K - 12