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May 7, 2008

Senate Bill 14: A Bill to Raise the Compulsory School Attendance Age

Author:
Senator Davis

Summary:
This bill would raise the compulsory attendance age from 16 to 18. It would also raise from 16 to 18 the age of a person restricted to a combined total of school and employment in one day.

Status:

1/5/2007 Prefiled
1/16/2007 First reading and referred to the Senate Special Committee on Education
4/18/2007 Committee hearing. Heard and held.
8/17/2007 Special Committee on Education hearing: heard and held.
4/13/2008 Bill died when the regulation Legislative Session ended

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA opposed this legislation.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

E-lert—February 7, 2008—Alaska: Calls Needed to Oppose Expansion of State Control of Education

Bill Text (PDF)    (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History