Bill Text: IL HR0851 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Believes students may benefit from full-day kindergarten programs.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Passed) 2018-05-17 - Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner [HR0851 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HR0851-Introduced.html


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HOUSE RESOLUTION
2 WHEREAS, Developmentally appropriate full-day kindergarten
3can offer a more relaxed atmosphere and more opportunities for
4child-centered, creative activities; and
5 WHEREAS, Full-day programs provide more time for field
6trips, activity centers, projects, and free play; and
7 WHEREAS, Students with delayed development, disabilities,
8or limited preschool experiences, who attend rigorous and
9nurturing full-day programs, are more likely to have stronger
10achievements in basic skill areas and are generally better
11prepared for first grade; and
12 WHEREAS, Full-day kindergarten programs can help increase
13academic achievement for most children, while reducing the
14probability that children will be retained in the early
15elementary grades; therefore, be it
16 RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
17HUNDREDTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we
18support the idea that students may benefit from full-day
19kindergarten programs.
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