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SENATE BILL NO. 1190
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KINDERGARTENS - Amends existing law to require that school districts
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AYES--Andreason, Boatright, Bunderson, Darrington, Dunklin, Frasure,
Hawkins, Ingram, Noh, Riggs, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stennett, Whitworth
NAYS--Branch, Burtenshaw, Cameron, Crow, Danielson, Davis, Deide,
Geddes, Ipsen, Keough, King, Lee, McLaughlin, Richardson, Risch,
Sandy, Stegner, Thorne, Twiggs, Wheeler
Absent and excused--Parry
Floor Sponsor - Schroeder
Filed with Secretary of the Senate
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fifth Legislature First Regular Session - 1999
IN THE SENATE
SENATE BILL NO. 1190
BY EDUCATION COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO KINDERGARTENS; AMENDING SECTION 33-208, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE
3 THAT SCHOOL DISTRICTS SHALL OFFER KINDERGARTEN.
4 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
5 SECTION 1. That Section 33-208, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
6 amended to read as follows:
7 33-208. KINDERGARTENS AND CHILD ATTENDANCE NOT COMPULSORY. It shall
8 not be compulsory for individual school districts to establish a kin-
9 dergarten program; and it shall not be mandatory for a child who is eligible
10 by age for attendance to enroll in an established public kindergarten.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of this legislation is to amend Section 33-208, Idaho Code, to
provide that school districts shall have kindergarten.
All school districts currently offer kindergarten programs so there will be
no fiscal impact to the General Fund or to local school districts.
Contact: Senator Gary J. Schroeder