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April 10, 2003

Senate Bill 2636: Expansion of Compulsory Attendance Age

Author:
Sen. Alice Harden (D-28th District)

Summary:
Among other things, this bill would include in the compulsory attendance age any child who is five years old on or before September 1 and has enrolled in a full-day public school kindergarten program. This bill would not affect homeschool students but should be monitored for any amendments.

Summary:
Among other things, this bill includes in the compulsory attendance age any child who is five years old on or before September 1 and has enrolled in a full-day public school kindergarten program.

Status:
The Governor signed this bill into law on April 21, 2003.

HSLDA's Position:
This bill will not affect homeschool students.

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