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August 2, 2004

House Bill 180: Raising Compulsory Attendance

Sponsors:
Representatives Grad, Donahue, and Hosford.

Summary:
This bill would raise the mandatory school age in Vermont from 16 to 18.

Status:

02/08/20051st reading, assigned to Education

Action Requested:
No action needed. This Legislature is now closed.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose. This bill would add two years of required schooling, reducing the freedom of parents to decide what is best for their child.

 Other Resources

Feb-11-2005 — Vermont--Calls Needed to Stop Compulsory Attendance Age Expansion!

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