S. 1374 (110th): Prepare All Kids Act of 2007

Introduced:
May 11, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 2859 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 26, 2007

Sponsor
Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
May 11, 2007
Length
15 pages
Related Bills
S. 839 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 21, 2009

H.R. 2859 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 26, 2007

 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 11, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 11, 2007
Referred to Committee May 11, 2007
 
Full Title

A bill to assist States in making voluntary high quality full-day prekindergarten programs available and economically affordable for the families of all children for at least 1 year preceding kindergarten.

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Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (3D, 1I) (show)
Committees

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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Library of Congress Summary

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5/11/2007--Introduced.
Prepare All Kids Act of 2007 - Amends the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981 to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a Prekindergarten Incentive Fund from which matching grants shall be awarded to states and, through them, subgrants to qualified prekindergarten providers to establish, expand, or enhance voluntary high quality full-day prekindergarten programs serving children ages three through five.
Requires prekindergarten providers to target children from families with incomes at or below 200% of the poverty line and provide them with program services free of charge.
Directs state grantees to set aside: (1) at least 10% of a grant for quality early childhood development programs for children ages zero through three; and (2) at least 10% of a grant to extend the hours of early childhood programs to create extended day and year programs.

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