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February 17, 2005

Legislative Bill 270: Participation by Exempt Students in Public School Activities

Sponsors:
Senators Erdman, Foley, Friend, Redfield, Smith, and Synowiecki.

Summary:
This bill would permit homeschoolers and other non-accredited private school students to participate in sports, classes, and other activities at the public schools.

Status:

01/10/2005Read first time
01/12/2005Referred to Education Committee
02/04/2005Notice of hearing (2/14)
02/16/2005Indefinitely postponed

Action Requested:
None at this time.

HSLDA's Position:
Neutral. HSLDA takes a neutral position on whether homeschoolers should participate in public school classes and activities. This bill may be required by the Nebraska Constitution, which promises free instruction to "all persons between the ages of five and twenty-one years."

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