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AB-2172 Education programs: early primary programs.(2011-2012)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2011–2012 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 2172


Introduced  by  Assembly Member Buchanan

February 23, 2012


An act to amend Section 8974 of the Education Code, relating to education programs.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2172, as introduced, Buchanan. Education programs: early primary programs.
Existing law requires school districts that establish early primary programs to provide educational continuity from preschool through kindergarten and grades 1 to 3, inclusive, as specified.
This bill would make technical, nonsubstantive changes to that provision.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 8974 of the Education Code is amended to read:

8974.
 School districts A school district with an early primary programs program shall provide educational continuity from preschool through kindergarten and grades 1 to 3, inclusive, by accomplishing the following:
(a) Establish connections with public preschool programs, including state preschool, state child development, and federal Head Start programs, to establish a more effective transition of children from preschool to kindergarten.
(b) Promote connections among early primary programs that provide before- and after-school services.
(c) Promote joint activities for teachers and administrators of public preschool programs, including state preschool, state child development, and federal Head Start, and kindergarten and grades 1 to 3, inclusive, in areas such as program planning and staff development training related to developmentally appropriate curriculum and assessment practices for young children.