HB17-1042 - Increasing Funding For Full-day Kindergarten

Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning increasing the supplemental kindergarten enrollment for purposes of calculating public school finance.

Under existing law, the 'Public School Finance Act of 1994' funds kindergarten students as half-day pupils plus the supplemental kindergarten enrollment, which is an additional .08 of a full-day pupil. The bill increases the supplemental kindergarten enrollment for the 2017-18 budget year and each budget year thereafter to .16 of a full-day pupil.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Latest update: January 23, 2017
01/23/2017 - House Committee on Education Refer Unamended to Appropriations
01/11/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Education