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February 24, 2005

Senate Bill 257: Raises Compulsory Attendance Age

Author:
Senator Kenley

Summary:
Currently, students can leave school at 16 with parent and school approval. This bill raises the age of this option to 17. In addition, this bill allows the court to enter into a voluntary agreement for court assisted resolution of school suspension and expulsion cases. The bill also raises the compulsory attendance age from 18 to 19.

Status:

01/06/2005S Authored by Senator Kenley
01/06/2005S First reading: referred to Committee on Education and Career Development
02/24/2005S Died in Committee

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.

Action Requested:
No action requested at this time.

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