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November 30, 2010

House Bill 1540: Promoting Equal Access to Public School Extracurricular Activities

Authors:
Rep. John Evans

Summary:
Among other things, this bill would prevent a school district from designating a school activity as part of the school curriculum, thereby denying homeschoolers participation in such activities. Current law permits homeschool students to participate in extracurricular activities, but some school districts have been denying homeschoolers this right by designating the activities as curricular.

Status:

5/26/2009 (House) Referred to the Education Committee
11/30/2010 (House) Bill died when legislature adjourned

HSLDA’s Position:
This bill should be supported.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

Bill Text   (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History