HB17-1042 - Increasing Funding For Full-day Kindergarten

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