H.R.6114 - Universal Prekindergarten Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10] (Introduced 09/20/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||11/02/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Education Reform. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6114 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/20/2006)
Universal Prekindergarten Act - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide grants to a designated state agency for development of universal prekindergaten programs for all children three, four, and five years old in the state.
Requires the state to: (1) match federal funds by at least 20%; and (2) submit with its grant application a plan to establish, coordinate, and implement a statewide universal prekindergarten program.
Authorizes state agencies to set aside up to 5% of a grant for ongoing professional development activities for teachers and staff of prekindergarten programs that wish to participate.