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June 10, 2008

House Bill 767: Provisions for Home Instruction

Sponsor:
Delegate Robert Tata

Summary:
This bill eliminates the requirement that a correspondence course, program of study or curriculum must be approved by the Superintendent of Public Instruction or Board of Education in order to qualify as a suitable program for home instruction when used by a parent who does not hold a high school diploma.

Status:

1/8/2008 (House) Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 083338816
1/8/2008 (House) Referred to Committee on Education
1/21/2008 (House) Reported from Education (19-Y 2-N)

This bill has been approved by Governor Tim Kaine, and will go into effect July 1, 2008.

HSLDA's Position:
Support!

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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