House Bill 235: Raises the Compulsory School Attendance Age from 16 to 18

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Last Updated: March 15, 2013
House Bill 235: Raises the Compulsory School Attendance Age from 16 to 18
Sponsors:
Representatives Lambeth, Whitmire, Brandon, Ramsey, Brisson, B. Brown, R. Brown, Collins, Conrad, Faircloth, G. Graham, Hanes, Jackson, Jones, Jordan, Martin, McNeill, Moffitt, R. Moore, Pittman, Samuelson, Setzer, Shepard, Steinburg, and Torbett
Summary:

This is a companion bill to Senate Bill 313. It would raise the compulsory school attendance age from 16 to 18 unless the child graduates from high school or obtains parental consent to drop out of school. Even with parental consent, there would also have to be a counseling session at the public school.

HSLDA's Position:

HSLDA opposes this attempt to expand state control over education.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

Referred to committee. See "Bill History" link below.

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