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House Bill 1983: An Act Concerning Academic Challenge Scholarships
This bill permits homeschool students to take end-of-course tests to qualify for Academic Challenge Scholarship Program. The problem with this bill is that end-of-course tests are based on the public school curriculum, so public school students have a distinct advantage. This bill should have been amended to use another type of test such as the SAT or ACT.
|02/23/2005||Filed and referred to the House Committee on Education|
|03/29/2005||Amended and recommended "Do Pass"|
|04/05/2005||Amended and engrossed|
|04/06/2005||Transmitted to Senate and referred to Senate Committee on Education|
|4/8/2005||Returned recommended "Do Pass"|
|4/12/2005||Passed, returned to House, Passed, returned to Senate, Passed and enrolled|
|4/13/2005||Transmitted to Governor and approved|
This bill was opposed.
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