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February 15, 2007

Senate Bill 688: Extends Compulsory Attendance for Some Maryland Students

Sponsors:
Pugh and McFadden

Summary:
This bill would require all students between 16 and 18 enrolled in public or private school to, upon withdrawal, take a diploma examination. If the students fail, they will remain under compulsory attendance requirements until age 18.

Status:

2/2/2007 (Senate) First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
2/14/2007 (Senate) Hearing 3/7/07 at 1 p.m.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose!

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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Bill Text   (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

March-6-2007—Maryland—Calls Needed to Oppose Compulsory Attendance Bill