Legislative Bill 178: Lowers Compulsory Attendance Age to 3

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Last Updated: December 16, 2013
Legislative Bill 178: Lowers Compulsory Attendance Age to 3
Sponsors:
Councilmember Barry
Summary:

Legislative Bill 178 would lower the compulsory school attendance age from 5 years old to 3 years old. This would require parents to place children who are age 3 by September 30 into a school program.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:
3/5/2013 (DC Council) Introduced and Referred to Education Committee
12/11/2013 (DC Council) Education Committee Hearing on LB 178

Legislative session closed without further action.

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Bill History

HSLDA's Testimony on LB 178