HR 555

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 555

To assist States in establishing a universal prekindergarten program to ensure that all children 3, 4, and 5 years old have access to a high-quality full-day, full-calendar-year prekindergarten education.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 8, 2011

Mr. KUCINICH (for himself, Mr. OLVER, Mr. TOWNS, Ms. LEE of California, Ms. SCHAKOWSKY, Mr. CONYERS, Ms. BROWN of Florida, Mr. HOLT, Mr. HINCHEY, Mr. STARK, Mr. NEAL, Mr. ANDREWS, Mr. GUTIERREZ, Mr. MCGOVERN, Mr. GRIJALVA, Mrs. CHRISTENSEN, Ms. MOORE, Mr. RANGEL, Mr. FILNER, Ms. BALDWIN, Mr. PAYNE, and Ms. HIRONO) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To assist States in establishing a universal prekindergarten program to ensure that all children 3, 4, and 5 years old have access to a high-quality full-day, full-calendar-year prekindergarten education.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS AND PURPOSE.

SEC. 3. PREKINDERGARTEN GRANT PROGRAM AUTHORIZATION.

SEC. 4. STATE REQUIREMENTS.

SEC. 5. LOCAL REQUIREMENTS.

SEC. 6. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SET-ASIDE.

SEC. 7. REPORTING.

SEC. 8. FEDERAL FUNDS SUPPLEMENTARY.

SEC. 9. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 10. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

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