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Senate Bill 478: An Act Lowering the Compulsory Attendance Age
Senators Elliott, Williams, Malloy, McGill, Reese, Pinckney, Short, Drummond, Sheheen, Land, Moore, Patterson and Lourie
Among other things, this bill would lower the compulsory attendance age from 5 to 4. School districts would have to provide kindergarten for 4-year-olds. Bills like this should be opposed.
|2/20/2007||Introduced, first reading, and referred to the Senate Committee on Education|
|5/21/2008||Legislation died when the Senate adjourned sine die|
HSLDA opposes this legislation.
None at this time.
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Bill Text (Word document)