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December 20, 2004

House Bill 340: Establishing Kindergartens and Lowering the Compulsory Attendance Age

Author:
Representatives MANN, LEDERER, THOMAS, CREIGHTON, D. EVANS, YOUNGBLOOD, KIRKLAND, STABACK, WATSON, BUXTON, ROONEY, GEIST, CORRIGAN, J. WILLIAMS, LAUGHLIN, JAMES, STURLA, BELFANTI, BEBKO-JONES, DALEY, PISTELLA, MUNDY, CURRY, JOSEPHS, MANDERINO, HORSEY, DeLUCA, FREEMAN, GEORGE, FRANKEL, CRUZ, GRUCELA, HARHAI, MELIO, LEACH, SEMMEL, WANSACZ, TIGUE, SOLOBAY, PRESTON, WASHINGTON, CAWLEY and PALLONE.

Summary:
This bill would have required school districts to establish kindergartens and would lower the compulsory attendance age from 8 to 6.

Status:



03/03/2003Introduced and referred to House Education Committee
12/01/2004Died when legislature adjourned

Action Requested:
None

HSLDA's Position:
opposed.

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Bill Text

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Bill Text (pdf)