S.1722 - Early Learning Proficiency Act

A bill to improve early education, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to improve early education, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Early Learning Proficiency Act as introduced.

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Official Summary

Early Learning Proficiency Act - Requires states to issue guidance to local educational agencies (LEAs) regarding permissible uses of school improvement funds under part A of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to serve preschool children. Amends title III o

Official Summary

Early Learning Proficiency Act - Requires states to issue guidance to local educational agencies (LEAs) regarding permissible uses of school improvement funds under part A of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to serve preschool children. Amends title III of the ESEA to allow LEAs to use subgrant funds under the English language acquisition and language enhancement program to develop and implement prekindergarten language programs. Directs the Secretary of Education to issue guidance to LEAs on the use of funds under title III of the ESEA for prekindergarten programs. Requires that guidance to promote LEAs' use of funds under part B (Improving Language Instruction Educational Programs) of title III for early childhood professional development systems.

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