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March 13, 2003

House Bill 1658: WASL To Be Required To Obtain A Drivers License

Author:
Representatives Talcott, Quall, Anderson, Rockefeller, Homquist, Miloscia, Hunter, Tom, Delvin, Shabro, Ericksen, Sump, Lantz, Chase, Campbell, Alexander, Sullivan, Skinner, Simpson, Kristiansen, Bush, Berkey.

Summary:
This bill would require all persons under 18 to pass a Washington Assessment of Student Learning or comparable assessment in order to obtain a driver's license. This would specifically require homeschool students to take these tests which are based on the public school curriculum.

Status:
This bill had its first reading on February 5, 2003, and is currently in the Education Committee.

HSLDA's Position:
This bill should be opposed.

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