Senate Bill 1307: Lowers Compulsory School Attendance Age from 7 to 5

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Senate Bill 1307: Lowers Compulsory School Attendance Age from 7 to 5
Sponsors:
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
Summary:

Currently, the starting age for compulsory school attendance in Illinois is 7. This bill would lower that age to 5.

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

02/05/2013     (Senate)     Introduced
02/14/2013     (Senate)     Referred to Senate Education
02/27/2013     (Senate)     Passed by Senate Education
05/30/2013     (Senate)     Passed by Senate
05/30/2013     (Senate)     Signed by governor.

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Bill History

February 26, 2013 E-lert: Calls Needed to Oppose Lowering Compulsory School Attendance Age from 7 to 5

March 1, 2013 E-lert: Calls Needed Immediately to Oppose Lowering Compulsory School Age from 7 to 5

March 4, 2013 E-lert: Calls Still Needed to Oppose Lowering Compulsory School Age from 7 to 5