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Meeting Name: Committee on Education Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/24/2017 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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Int 1254-2016 *Mark TreygerProposed Int. No. 1254-AExpanding college savings plan materials in schools to include pre-kindergarten and to distributing college savings plan materials to parents or guardians with a child’s certificate of registration of birth.IntroductionThe proposed legislation amends administrative code § 3-209.2 to include pre-kindergarteners among the students to whom the Department of Education (DOE) is required to distribute college savings plans materials. The bill additionally requires the DOE to include in such materials information on other resources available to parents and students regarding financial planning for post-secondary education, including college, university, and vocational schools, and requires DOE to make the materials available in multiple languages. The proposed legislation also adds a new section 17-168.1 to the administrative code to require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to distribute college savings plan materials to parents and guardians within three months of a child’s birth, to make such materials available on its website, and to make such materials available in multiple languages.   Not available Not available