Status Summary

First reading, referred to Human Services & Early Learning on 1.27.2020. Public hearing in the House Committee on Human Services & Early Learning on 2.4.2020. Executive session scheduled, but no action taken in the House Committee on Human Services & Early Learning on 2.5.2020. Executive action taken in the House Committee on Human Services & Early Learning on 2.7.2020; 1st substitute bill passed. Referred to Rules 2 Review on 2.7.2020. Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading on 2.12.2020. Passed by the House on 2.13.2020. IN THE SENATE: First reading, referred to Early Learning & K-12 Education on 2.17.2020. Public hearing scheduled in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 2.24.2020 at 1:30 p.m. (updated 2.21.2020) 

Legislative Session

2020

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Rep. Chambers

By July 2020, the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) must develop a guidelines for families that describe and detail what “kindergarten readiness standards” entail. These guidelines must be made available annually.

By July 15th of each year the OSPI must make the current guidelines available on its public website and must provide an electronic brochure of the guidelines at no cost to state agencies that provide or contract for direct services for parent, caregivers of dependent children in out-of-home care, and guardians of 3 and 4 year olds.  The agencies include:  Dept. of Children, Youth, and Families, Dept. of Social and Health Services, Dept. of Health, and the Health Care Authority.