Senate Bill 38: Changes to Regulation of Church Schools

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Last Updated: April 4, 2014
Senate Bill 38: Changes to Regulation of Church Schools
Sponsors:
Senators Brewbaker and Marsh
Summary:

According to its synopsis, this bill would clarify that private, nonpublic, and church schools offering instruction in grades K-12, are not subject to licensure or regulation by the State Department of Education. It would prohibit any public two-year or four-year institution of higher education from denying admittance to an otherwise qualified student on the basis that the student was home schooled or attended private, nonpublic, or church school. This bill would also prohibit the State Department of Education from denying certification to an otherwise qualified person on the basis that the person was employed by an elementary or secondary private, nonpublic, or church school.

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

Signed by the Governor

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