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House Bill 596: Change in Compulsory Attendance Requirement
Representative D. Stephen Holland (District 16)
This bill would have taken away from parents the right to decide when a five-year-old child is ready for school. It would have changed current law which allows parents to withdraw a five-year-old child from kindergarten and not be subject to the compulsory attendance law until age 6.
|01/23/2004||Introduced, placed in House Education Committee|
|03/09/2004||Died in Committee|
This bill should be opposed.
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