Bill Status of EO1603 99th General Assembly
Short Description: CABINET ON CHILDREN AND YOUTH
| 2/18/2016||Senate||Filed with the Secretary of State|
Synopsis As Introduced
Establishes the Governor's Cabinet on Children and Youth (also called the Children's Cabinet) to: track the performance of each State agency, board, and commission responsible for education programs and each public institution of higher education; establish strategic goals for attaining a more cohesive State education service strategy; make funding and policy recommendations to improve measurable education outcomes to 90% of grade level; promote coordination and efficiency among State education agencies, school districts, community colleges, and units of local government through mobilization of resources around child-centered education priorities, facilitation of a holistic approach to serving children, and strengthening partnerships with the non-profit and private sectors to create new funding sources for PK-12 education; work with other State agencies, school districts, community colleges, and units of local government to obtain information and records necessary to carry out its duties; and submit reports on specified matters. Provides that the Governor's Office shall provide administrative support. Contains provisions regarding: purposes; membership; transparency; severability; savings; prior executive orders; and other matters. Effective immediately.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/18/2016||Senate||Filed with the Secretary of State|