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February 6, 2009

House Bill 944: Disenrolling a 5-Year-Old from Public School Kindergarten

Author:
Representatives Bryant W. Clark, Omeria Scott

Summary:
This bill would delete the current provision of state law permitting the parent of a 5-year-old to disenroll the child from public school kindergarten. HSLDA believes that parents of 5-year-olds should be able to continue to determine when their child is ready for formal education.

Status:

1/19/2009(House) Referred To Education
2/3/2009(House) Died In Committee

Action Requested:
None at this time.

HSLDA’s Position:
This bill should be opposed.

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Bill Text    (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History