Year

2015

Agency

Governor

$70.541m GFS/Total

House

$43.436m GFS/Total

Senate

See Early Start Act

Governor: Funding and FTE staff are provided to maintain the Early Achievers Quality Rating and Improvement System, previously funded by a four-year federal Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge grant. Early Achievers is the research-based statewide framework that addresses the need to boost early learning and child care quality for school readiness. Sustaining the program will increase kindergarten readiness as measured by the Washington Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills, known as WaKIDS.

House: Funding and FTE staff are provided to maintain the Early Achievers Quality Rating and Improvement System, previously funded by a four-year federal Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge grant.