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March 2, 2005

House Bill 900: Amending the Compulsory Attendance Statute

Author:
Representative Clark

Summary:
This bill would have deleted the provision in the compulsory attendance law permitting a parent from withdrawing a five-year-old child from a public school kindergarten program on a one-time basis. This bill would have further eroded the right of parents to determine when a child is ready for formal education.

Status:

01/14/2005Referred To Education
02/01/2005Died in Committee

Action Requested:
None

HSLDA's Position:
This bill was opposed.

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