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June 12, 2008

House Bill 3941: An Act Amending the Home Education Statutes

Authors:
Representatives Govan, Hiott, Anderson, Bowen, Breeland, G. Brown, Cobb-Hunter, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Littlejohn, Mack, Mitchell, J.H. Neal and Williams

Summary:
This bill would require the South Carolina Association of Independent Home Schools (SCAIHS) and other homeschool associations to annually report to each child’s school district the following information: (1) the child’s name, birth date, and grade level; (2) the parent’s or guardian’s name and residential street address; and (3) the date the child entered the homeschooling program. Additionally, these associations would be required to report to the school district a child's withdrawal from homeschooling.

This bill should be opposed.

Status:

4/19/2007(House) Introduced, first reading, and referred to the House Education and Public Works Committee
6/5/2008Legislation died when the Senate adjourned sine die

HSLDA’s Position:
HSLDA opposes this legislation.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

Bill Text (Word document)

Bill History