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March 17, 2007

House Bill 400: Homeschoolers Allowed State Diplomas

Sponsor:
Representatives Antonio F. D. Cabral (D), Ruth B. Balser (D), and Christine E. Canavan (D)

Summary:
House Bill 400 allows any student who passes the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to be granted a diploma issued by the Massachusetts Department of Education.

Status:

1/10/2007 (House) Filed
1/10/2007 (House) Referred to Joint Committee on Education
1/10/2007 (Senate) Senate concurred in committee referral
6/5/2007 Hearing, 1:00 p.m.
2/14/2008 (House) Accompanied Study Order Joint Committee on Education (See H.B. 4536)

HSLDA's Position:
Neutral.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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Bill Text    (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)