House Bill 4031: An Act Relative to School Attendance

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House Bill 4031: An Act Relative to School Attendance
Sponsors:
Joint Committee on Education
Summary:

House Bill 4031 would require children to "attend an approved kindergarten program in a public or private setting or in a community-based program licensed by the department of early education and care."

HSLDA's Position:

Oppose.

The language of this bill appears to apply to all children requiring them to attend a kindergarten program. The bill also seems to require all kindergarten programs including homeschool "kindergarten programs" to be licensed by the department of early education and care.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

04/11/2012     (House)     Reported from the Education Committee (a new draft of HB 1909)
04/11/2012     (House)     Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means

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