DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Early childhood and kindergarten programs. Requires school corporations to offer full-day kindergarten under a schedule established by the department of education. Provides that the schedule must require schools that receive Title I funding to offer full-day kindergarten beginning with the 2007-2008 school year, and all school corporations to offer full-day kindergarten beginning with the 2009-2010 school year. Appropriates $3,000,000 to the department of education to be used to fund matching grants to school corporations to participate in the Imagination Library to provide books for children from birth through five years of age.