Senate Bill 658: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age from 16 to 18

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Last Updated: January 22, 2014
Senate Bill 658: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age from 16 to 18
Sponsors:
Senator Nellie Pou (D-35), Senator Theresa Ruiz (D-29)
Summary:

This bill raises the compulsory school attendance age from 16 to 18, except for students who graduate high school before they turn 18.

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

01/14/2014 Introduced in the Senate and Referred to the Education Committee

Background:

Senators Pou and Ruiz proposed this bill in 2012 as S647, and it died in committee. Here is a link to the HSLDA page on S647.

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