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March 18, 2008

House File 4053: Revising Compulsory School Attendance Laws

Sponsors:
Representatives Lynn Wardlow, Sandra Peterson, Carlos Mariani, Dean Urdahl, Bud Heidgerken, Nora Slawik, Denise Dittrich, Maria Ruud, and Marsha Swails

Summary:
House File 4053 provides that any child under age 7 who is enrolled in first or a higher grade in public school is subject to the compulsory school attendance laws. If passed, this bill would change the current law, which provides that students under age 7 who are enrolled in public kindergarten or higher are subject to compulsory school attendance laws.

Status:

3/13/2008(House) Introduced
3/13/2008(Senate) Referred to E-12 Education

HSLDA’s Position:
Neutral.

Action Requested:
None.

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