New bill seeks funding from successful optional extended-day kindergarten program




H.B. 447 Kindergarten Literacy Improvement Program by Taylorsville Republican Representative Johnny Anderson is a relative late-comer this session but seems to have momentum. The bill allows school districts use money for optional extended-day kindergarten to instead pay for a computer-based literacy program for kindergarten students. Read why optional extended-day kindergarten is a priority for the State Board of Education, the Governor and his Education Excellence Commission. . . . → Read More