Bill Text: AZ SB1066 | 2019 | Fifty-fourth Legislature 1st Regular | Engrossed


Bill Title: Kindergarten; survey; report

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-02-06 - Transmit to House [SB1066 Detail]

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Senate Engrossed

 

 

 

 

State of Arizona

Senate

Fifty-fourth Legislature

First Regular Session

2019

 

 

 

SENATE BILL 1066

 

 

 

AN ACT

 

amending title 15, chapter 2, article 2, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding section 15-249.14; relating to the department of education.

 

 

(TEXT OF BILL BEGINS ON NEXT PAGE)

 


Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1. Title 15, chapter 2, article 2, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding section 15-249.14, to read:

START_STATUTE15-249.14.  Department of education; kindergarten survey; reading proficiency

On or before January 1, 2020 and each year thereafter, the department of education shall:

1.  Conduct an annual statewide survey, based on information submitted pursuant to section 15-211, subsection B by school districts and charter schools as part of the plan to improve the reading proficiency of pupils in kindergarten programs and grades one, two and three, to assess each of the following:

(a)  How many hours per day of kindergarten instruction are currently provided at each school.

(b)  How full‑day kindergarten instruction is currently funded at each school.

(c)  The reading proficiency of pupils in kindergarten programs and grades one, two and three at each school.

(d)  The reading program used at each school.

2.  Include information in the early literacy program report prescribed by section 15-249.09 that summarizes the results of the survey and data collection prescribed in this section. END_STATUTE

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