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January 26, 2005

House Bill 231: Raising Compulsory School Attendance Age

Author:
Representative Wasserburger

Summary:
This bill would raise the compulsory attendance age in Wyoming from 16 (10th grade) to 18 (12th grade).

Status:

01/14/2005Bill number assigned
01/17/2005(H) Received for introduction
01/18/2005(H) Introduced and referred to House Education
01/25/2005(H) Bill failed in House Education Committee by a vote of 8-1

Action Requested:
This bill has been defeated. Thank you for your work!

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose. Compulsory attendance laws undermine parental freedoms and fail to ensure a quality education. HSLDA opposes any expansion of compulsory attendance laws.

 Other Resources

Jan-21-2005 — Progress in Wyoming

Jan-19-2005 — Wyoming--Bill Introduced to Restrict Parental Freedoms

Bill Text    (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History