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February 6, 2009

Senate Bill 2080: An Act to End the Provision to Withdraw a Five-Year-Old from Kindergarten

Author:
Senator Gray Tollison

Summary:
This bill would delete the provision of the state law permitting a parent to withdraw a 5-year-old child from public kindergarten on a one-time basis. HSLDA believes that parents, not school officials, should determine when a child is ready for formal education.

Status:

1/6/2009(Senate) Referred to Education; Appropriations
2/3/2009(Senate) Died In Committee

Action Requested:
None at this time.

HSLDA's Position:
This bill should be opposed.

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Bill History