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May 18, 2007

Senate Bill 704: Mandates Passage of the FCAT Prior to Graduation from a Private School

Author:
Senator Gary Siplin

Summary:
If this bill passed, all students enrolled in a private school would be required to have a passing score on the score on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) before receiving a high school diploma. This could potentially affect all homeschoolers who operate under the private school umbrella option in Florida and take the decision of when to graduate a student away from the parent.

Status:

1/23/2007(Senate) Filed
3/6/2007(Senate) Introduced, Referred to Education Pre-K-12, Education Pre-K-12 Appropriations
5/4/2007(Senate) Died in Committee on Education Pre-K - 12

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA is opposed to this bill.

Action Requested:
None requested at this time.

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