RS29527 / S1316
This legislation changes the divisor in kindergarten funding from 40 students to 20 students, which allows
for the funding of full-time kindergarten. This program will be optional for parents and districts who vhoose
to participate. Districts who participate in full-time funding will no longer be able to use maintenance and
operations levies to fund kindergarten.
This legislation will cost $46.6 million of state general funds.
Senator Carl Crabtree
(208) 332-1000
DISCLAIMER: This statement of purpose and fiscal note are a mere attachment to this bill and prepared by a proponent
of the bill. It is neither intended as an expression of legislative intent nor intended for any use outside of the legislative
process, including judicial review (Joint Rule 18).
Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Note Bill SOP/FN INTRODUCED: 02/14/2022, 3:21 PM

Statutes affected:
Bill Text: 33-512, 33-1002, 33-1027, 33-208, 33-1004, 33-5208