S.1374 - Prepare All Kids Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 05/11/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||05/11/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6021-6022) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1374 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/11/2007)
Prepare All Kids Act of 2007 - Amends the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981 to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a Prekindergarten Incentive Fund from which matching grants shall be awarded to states and, through them, subgrants to qualified prekindergarten providers to establish, expand, or enhance voluntary high quality full-day prekindergarten programs serving children ages three through five.
Requires prekindergarten providers to target children from families with incomes at or below 200% of the poverty line and provide them with program services free of charge.
Directs state grantees to set aside: (1) at least 10% of a grant for quality early childhood development programs for children ages zero through three; and (2) at least 10% of a grant to extend the hours of early childhood programs to create extended day and year programs.