Early Childhood

 Other legislative developments (3/12/2014) 
 Committees review at-risk funding policies, all-day kindergarten and finance (3/7/2014) 
   The committee on All-Day K received presentations from KASB and the Kansas Policy Institute on Thursday.
 Joint Senate/House Education Committee learns about at-risk weightings and funding (2/12/2014) 
   The Joint Senate/House Education Committee heard a report on at-risk weightings, appropriations and district expenditures from the Kansas Legislative Research Department (KLRD).
 Hearings, meetings later this week (2/3/2014) 
   The House Special Committee on All-Day Kindergarten gets started Thursday. There are also hearings on bills requiring financial literacy for high school graduation and school district plans to address child sexual abuse; followed by hearings on schoo
 Summary of Governor’s budget summary, Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015 (1/17/2014) 
   Governor Sam Brownback recommended increased funding for K-12 education programs in the budget he released January 17 for the current fiscal year (2013-14) and next year (2014-15).
 House Leaders propose study of all-day kindergarten funding (1/15/2014) 
   Three top House Republicans - Speaker Ray Merrick, R-Stilwell, Majority Leader Jene Vickrey, R-Louisburg, and Speaker Pro Tem Peggy Mast, R-Emporia, on Tuesday announced the formation of a special committee to study the implementation of statewide al