LD 1530 & SP 577: Lowers Compulsory School Attendance Age

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Last Updated: April 16, 2014
LD 1530 & SP 577: Lowers Compulsory School Attendance Age
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Summary:

LD 1530 would lower the starting age for compulsory school attendance from age 7 (as it is now) to age 5. It also forces every public school district to offer a school-type program to all 4-year-olds.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.
Action Requested:
None at this time

Oppose.

Status:

07/10/2013 Carried over to 2014 session.
01/23/2014 Divided report Education and Cultural Affairs Committee
04/16/2014 Passed to be enacted

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Bill History

E-lert 11/20/13: Call to Oppose Lowering Compulsory School Attendance Age from 7 to 5

E-lert 11/21/13: Keep Calling on LD 1530--Corrected Phone Numbers

E-lert 1/9/2014: Help Needed Immediately to Prevent Compulsory Schooling for 5- and 6-year-olds

E-lert 2/3/2014: Kids Stay Home: Please Call to Stop Government Preschools

E-lert 4/17/14: Please Call Lawmakers to Protect 4-Year-Olds

E-lert 5/28/14: Governor Gives “Thumbs Up” to Pushing 4-Year-Olds into School