Synopsis As Introduced Amends the School Code. Allows for the continuation of the distribution of funds by the State Board of Education to achieve a goal of "Preschool for All Children" by removing certain provisions that limit this distribution to a time period from July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2008. Effective July 1, 2008.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. In a Section concerning grants for preschool educational programs, provides for a distribution of funds by the State Board of Education to achieve a goal of "Preschool for All Children" through June 30, 2010 (instead of June 30, 2008). Changes the date (from July 1 to November 1) that the State Board of Education must report on the results and progress of students enrolled in preschool educational programs. Moves current language with respect to a report to the General Assembly concerning the distribution of new funding. Effective immediately.