Senate Bill 182: Lowers Compulsory Attendance Age from 7 to 5

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Last Updated: January 13, 2014
Senate Bill 182: Lowers Compulsory Attendance Age from 7 to 5
Sponsors:
Senators Smith, Woodhouse, Denis, Jones, Ford, Atkinson, Kihuen, Manendo, Parks, Segerblom and Spearman
Summary:

SB 182 would have lowered the compulsory attendance age from 7 to 5 years old, decreasing the right of parents to choose when their child is ready for formal education and eroding choice in education. Parents who desire to enroll their children at age 5 in Nevada can choose to do so already. SB 182 died when the legislative session concluded.

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

06/04/2013: Bill died when session closed
05/20/2013: Hearing by the Senate Finance Committee
04/10/2013: Hearing by Senate Education Committee
02/25/2013: Hearing by Joint Senate and Assembly Education Committees
02/22/2013: Referred to Committee on Education
02/21/2013: Introduced

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