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House Bill 1641: Requiring Health Education in Public Schools
This bill would add health education to the list of subjects required for graduation from a public school.
|03/28/2005||(H) Referred to Joint Committee on Public Health|
|07/28/2005||(H) Discharged and Referred to Joint Committee on Education|
|08/18/2005||(S) Senate Concurred in Committee Referral|
None at this time.
Neutral. This bill does not affect homeschoolers in its current form. However, it does appear to be a continuation in a dangerous trend that could end up requiring MCAS testing on all public school subjects for admission into state colleges. Such a restriction would act as a de facto regulation for any homeschool family that wished to send their children to a state college. HSLDA would like avoid that issue by using this bill to remind legislators that any consideration of further homeschool regulation would be a very bad idea.
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