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June 16, 2006

House Bill 345: An Act Raising the Compulsory School Attendance Age

Author:
Representatives Weyhrauch and Kerttula

Summary:
This bill would have raised the compulsory attendance age from 16 to 17. HSLDA opposes any expansion of state control over education.

Status:

1/9/2006 Introduced, first reading, and referred to the House Special Committee on Education and the Health, Education & Social Services Committee.
2/9/2006 Hearing in House Education Committee
4/4/2006 Hearing in House Education Committee—Meeting canceled.
6/8/2006 Bill died when the Legislature adjourned.

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA opposed this bill.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

Feb.-8-2006—Alaska—Calls Needed to Oppose Compulsory Attendance Age Bill

Feb.-13-2006—Alaska—Letters Needed to Oppose Compulsory Attendance Age Bill

Mar.-31-2006—Alaska—Calls Needed to Oppose Compulsory Attendance Age Bill

Bill Text    (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History