Who filed report: Sarah Dean
Bill Number: HB 42
Bill Title: Optional Enhanced Kindergarten Amendments
Bill Grade: D
Bill Sponsors: Snow
This bill would have children using software based systems for early reading
Does the bill increase/decrease local control?: Anti-Local Control
How?: The choice of software is determined by the state
Does it increase/decrease parental rights?: Neither
How?: It lessens parental control because there is less access to what the child is reading
Does it help/hurt children?: Hurts Children
How?: The state and third party providers would determine what young children are reading, with little if any parental suppervision.
Any conflicts of interest?: The software companies would be a conflict of interest
Because the reading material is software based, most of the companies doing this are common core based.