Early Learning Kindergarten Readiness Partnership and Innovation Program
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(1) The Early Learning Kindergarten Readiness Partnership and Innovation Program is established for the purpose of improving the readiness of children for kindergarten. The program shall be administered by the Early Learning Council as provided by this section.
(2) The Early Learning Council shall provide grants under this section based on criteria established by the council by rule. Criteria may include requirements that an applicant must meet one or more of the following criteria:
(a) Form a partnership with at least one provider of early learning services, child care provider or elementary school;
(b) Form partnerships with community-based providers of early childhood services to provide preschool and other early-learning strategies;
(c) Establish ambitious but meaningful targets for kindergarten readiness;
(d) Invest resources in students who meet criteria established by the council by rule;
(e) Align with, and supplement, federal programs to provide moneys for educational purposes; and
(f) Agree to report to, and partner with, any Early Learning Hubs serving the region.
(3) Priority for grants provided under this section may be for programs that:
(a) Assist children in becoming ready for kindergarten or being successful in kindergarten; or
(b) Share professional development strategies and resources with providers of early learning services, child care providers and kindergarten teachers. [2013 c.728 §26]
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