Synopsis As Introduced Amends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning grants for preschool education programs.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Requires grantees under the Preschool for All Children program to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the appropriate local Head Start agency no later than 3 months after the award of a grantee's grant under the program and, in the case of the 2008-2009 program year, no later than the deadline set by the State Board of Education for applications to participate in the program in fiscal year 2010. Sets forth certain issues that the memorandum must address. Suspends the memorandum of understanding requirement if the local Head Start agency is unable or unwilling to enter into the memorandum. Effective immediately.