Senate Bill 313: Raises Compulsory Attendance Age from 16 to 18

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Last Updated: March 18, 2013
Senate Bill 313: Raises Compulsory Attendance Age from 16 to 18
Sponsors:
Senators Earline W. Parmon and Gladys A. Robinson
Summary:

This is a companion bill to House Bill 235. It would raise the compulsory attendance age from 16 to 18 unless the child graduates from high school or obtains parental consent to drop out of school. Even with parental consent, there would also have to be a counseling session at the public school.

HSLDA's Position:

HSLDA opposes any expansion of state control over education. This bill should be opposed.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

Referred to committee. See "Bill History" link below.

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Bill History