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June 18, 2007

Legislative Bill 101: Allowing Single Parents to Homeschool

Sponsors:
Senators Philip Erdman, John N. Harms, and Dwite Pedersen

Summary:
This bill is a reintroduction of Legislative Bill 1213, which was indefinitely postponed on February 22, 2006. If passed, it will allow just one parent to sign the notice of intent without being hassled or prevented from homeschooling by the Department of Education.

Status:

1/5/2007Introduced
1/8/2007Referred to Education Committee
1/12/2007Notice of Hearing to be held on January 22, 2007
2/1/2007Indefinitely postponed

HSLDA's Position:
Support. This bill would eliminate the difficulty HSLDA has had with the Department of Education when single parents attempt to exercise their right to homeschool. It will also reduce the reporting burden for every family by allowing just one parent to sign the notarized form.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

January-22-2007—Nebraska—Calls Needed Immediately to Help Single Parents Homeschool!

Bill Text    (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History