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House Bill 1202: Raising Compulsory Attendance
This bill would raise Massachusetts' compulsory attendance requirements from 16 to 17 or 10th grade.
|03/14/2005||(H) Referred to Joint Committee on Education|
|03/08/2006||(H) Accompanied a new draft, House Bill 4738|
This bill has been placed into House Bill 4738, which is a study bill for various things effecting attendance at public schools including increasing the compulsory attendance age, developing a strategy to prevent students dropping out of school, and truancy enforcement. House Bill 1202 is effectively dead for the session.
Oppose. This bill would require homeschoolers to fulfill the approval requirements of Massachusetts law for an additional year.
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