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June 15, 2005

House Bill 1521: Creation of College Scholarship Program

Author:
Representative Tony Goolsby (District 102)

Summary:
This bill would create the TexasNextStep scholarship program, which would provide a grant to eligible students enrolled in two-year colleges in Texas. Homeschoolers are specifically included in the bill. While the bill is a good one, we are opposed to inclusion of the term "home school," as it opens the door for new regulation of homeschoolers.

Status:

02/23/2005Filed
02/28/2005Referred to House Higher Education Committee
05/30/2005Bill died

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA will support this bill if the term "home school" is removed.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

Mar-18-2005 — Texas--Legislative Update

Bill Text   (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History