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February 15, 2006

Senate Bill 1005: An Act Lowering the Compulsory School Attendance Law

Author:
Senator Elliot

Summary:
This bill would have lowered the compulsory attendance age from 5 to 4. Parents would retain the right to elect not to have a child under age 6 attend school.

Status:

1/10/2006Introduced, first reading, referred to Committee on Education
6/15/2006 Bill died when the Legislature adjourned.

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA opposed this bill.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

Feb.-15-2006—South Carolina—Calls Needed-Stop Change in Compulsory Attendance Age

Bill Text

Bill History