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June 25, 2010

House Bill 3866: Raising the Compulsory Attendance Age

Authors:
Reps. Joseph Neal and Leon Howard

Summary:
Among other things, this bill would raise the compulsory school attendance age from 17 to 19 or graduation from high school. HSLDA opposes any expansion of state control over education.

Status:

4/1/2009(House) Introduced and read first time
4/1/2009(House) Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works
6/3/2010(House) Bill died when Legislature adjourned

HSLDA’s Position:
This bill should be opposed.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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