Senate Bill 1202: Authorizes Local School Boards to Define the Term "Truant Child"

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Last Updated: July 18, 2012
Senate Bill 1202: Authorizes Local School Boards to Define the Term "Truant Child"
Sponsors:
Senator Tonya Schuitmaker
Summary:

This bill would authorize local school boards to legislate the definition of what a "truant child" is and to establish enforcement policies and procedures as the law. There would be no limits on the exercise of this legislative authority except approval by the State Board of Education. This bill would result in different truancy laws throughout the state and practically no restriction on the authority of local school boards.

HSLDA's Position:

This bill should be opposed.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

07/18/2012     (Senate)     Referred to Committee on Education

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