Introduced by Rep. Leslie Mortimer (R) on September 7, 2006, to move up from December 1 to September 1 the date by which a child must turn five years old in order to attend kindergarten. The new date would be phased in gradually, moving up one month each year starting in the 2007-2008 school year. This bill allows school districts to collect state aid for eligible kindergarteners who enroll. Full Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Education Committee on September 7, 2006.