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Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 6876
Session Year 2001
 


AN ACT CONCERNING THE SCHOOL READINESS AND EARLY READING SUCCESS GRANT PROGRAMS.

To make numerous changes to the school readiness and early reading success programs including (1) the establishment of standards for pre-literacy development and a requirement for school readiness plans to include pre-literacy practices and teacher training in the development of pre-literacy skills, (2) the setting of a cap for the amount of school readiness grants to transitional school districts at two hundred thousand dollars, (3) providing for coordination between child care providers and school readiness programs, (4) expanding the uses of supplemental school readiness quality enhancement grants, (5) revising the requirement for criminal history records checks for child care providers, (6) providing for health consultants for school readiness programs, (7) specifying the components of comprehensive reading instruction programs, (8) expanding the requirements for the early reading success grant program, (9) providing for an independent evaluation of the early reading success teacher training and curriculum modules, (10) ensuring that students in priority school districts who are substantially deficient in reading are provided reading programs that incorporate the findings of the Early Reading Success Panel, (11) ensuring that such children who are promoted from third to fourth grade are followed the next school year and are provided reading programs that incorporate such findings, (12) increasing the incentive for school building projects related to the provision of full-day kindergarten or a reduction in class size, and (13) providing for a study of teacher education programs in reading instruction.

Introduced by:
Education Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 5/30/2001(LM)Joint Favorable
 5/30/2001Tabled for the Calendar, House
 5/30/2001No New File by Committee on Legislative Management
 5/30/2001(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/30/2001(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/24/2001Referred by House to Committee on Legislative Management
 5/23/2001(PS)Joint Favorable
 5/23/2001Tabled for the Calendar, House
 5/23/2001No New File by Committee on Public Safety
 5/23/2001(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/23/2001(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/23/2001Referred by House to Committee on Public Safety
 5/22/2001Tabled for the Calendar, House
 5/22/2001No New File by Committee on Human Services
 5/22/2001(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/22/2001(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/22/2001(HS)Joint Favorable
 5/17/2001Referred by House to Committee on Human Services
 5/16/2001Tabled for the Calendar, House
 5/16/2001No New File by Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding
 5/16/2001(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/16/2001(FIN)Joint Favorable
 5/16/2001(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/15/2001Referred by House to Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding
 5/9/2001(LCO)File Number 714
 5/9/2001House Calendar Number 481
 5/9/2001Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 5/9/2001(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/3/2001(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 05/08/01 5:00 PM
 4/23/2001(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/23/2001(APP)Joint Favorable Substitute
 4/17/2001Favorable Change of Reference, Senate to Committee on Appropriations
 4/16/2001Favorable Change of Reference, House to Committee on Appropriations
 4/16/2001(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/11/2001(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/11/2001(ED)Joint Favorable Substitute
 3/23/2001Public Hearing 03/28
 2/23/2001Referred to Joint Committee on Education

Co-sponsors of HB-6876

Rep. Nancy Beals, 88th Dist.
Rep. Patricia M. Widlitz, 98th Dist.
Rep. John W. Thompson, 13th Dist.
Rep. Nancy E. Kerensky, 14th Dist.
Rep. Jeffrey J. Berger, 73rd Dist.
Rep. Alex Knopp, 137th Dist.
Rep. Julia B. Wasserman, 106th Dist.
Sen. Joan V. Hartley, 15th Dist.

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