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March 19, 2008

House Bill 507: Homeschooler Access to State Testing and Diplomas

Sponsor:
Representative Paul J. P. Loscocco

Summary:
House Bill 507 grants homeschooled students the right to voluntarily participate in the statewide achievement tests given to students in grades 4, 8, and 10. The bill also requires public high schools to issue diplomas to homeschooled students who satisfy the requirements of a competency test.

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
4/13/2007 Hearing Scheduled for June 26 at 1 p.m.
2/11/2008 (House) Reported Favorably by Joint Committee on Education
2/14/2008 (House) New Draft Submitted, See H.B. 4530

HSLDA's Position:
Neutral.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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