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September 17, 2004

Assembly Bill No. 3185: Homeschooling Prohibition for Certain Children

Author:
Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr.

Summary:
This bill provides that children under the care, custody or supervision of the Division of Youth and Family Services may not be homeschooled. The only acceptable method of education provided for in this bill is public or nonpublic education. This bill clearly prohibits families associated with the Division of Youth and Family Services from exercising their constitutional right to home educate their children.

Status:

06/24/2004Filed.
09/13/2004Introduced; Referred to the Assembly Education Committee
1/9/2006The 2004-05 session adjourned, bill died

HSLDA's Position:
We strongly oppose any legislation that would interfere with parents' rights in directing the upbringing of their children.

Action Requested:
No action requested at this time.

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