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June 7, 2006

House Bill 2904: Equal Access Pilot Program

Author:
Representative Brooks

Summary:
This bill would have created a pilot program which, among other things, would have required school districts to:

1. Permit homeschool students to enroll in up to two classes at public school at no charge;
2. Make available to homeschools all public school curricula, reading plans, and lesson plans for teacher use;
3. Make teacher training available to homeschooling parents;
4. Make nonconsumable educational materials for public school teachers available to homeschooling parents.

HSLDA takes a neutral position on such legislation.

Status:

2/16/2006Introduced and first consideration
2/22/2006 Second consideration and referred to the Education Committee
2/24/2006Assigned to the K-12 Subcommittee of the Education Committee
3/22/2006Placed on Committee calendar for 3/28/2006
3/28/2006 Taken off notice for calendar
5/27/2006 Bill died when the General Assembly adjourned sine die.

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA takes a neutral position on such legislation.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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Bill History