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May 7, 2004

Senate Bill 2631: Removal of Homeschool Discrimination from HOPE Scholarship

Author:
Senator Bill Ketron (R-District 13)

Summary:
Current law discriminates against homeschool graduates by requiring them to achieve an ACT score of 23 or an SAT score of 1060 in order to be eligible for a HOPE scholarship. Public school students are required to have either an ACT score of 19 or a SAT score of 890. This bill would require homeschool students to attain the same scores as public school students.

Status:

01/22/2004Introduced
01/26/2004Assigned to the Senate Education Committee
04/01/2004Placed on Senate Education Committee calendar for April 7, 2004
04/07/2004Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee

HSLDA's Position:
This bill should be supported.

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