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May 7, 2008

House Bill 431: An Act Lowering the Compulsory Attendance Age and Mandating Kindergarten Attendance

Authors:
Representatives Alisha Thomas Morgan, Kathy Ashe, Freddie Sims, Hugh Floyd, and Melvin Everson

Summary:
This bill would lower the compulsory attendance age from 6 to 5 and make kindergarten mandatory for one year before a child could enter the first grade.

Status:

2/14/2007 First reading
2/15/2007 Second reading
4/4/2008 Bill died when the Assembly adjourned Sine Die

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA opposed this legislation.

Action requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

Bill Text   (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History