Assembly Bill 1390: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age to 18 (Formerly A3482)

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Assembly Bill 1390: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age to 18 (Formerly A3482)
Sponsors:
Assemblyman Gilbert Wilson
Summary:

This bill would increase the compulsory attendance age in New Jersey from 16 to 18, increase the first fine against parents for truancy from $25 to $50, and allow principals to mandate that truant students complete community service.

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

01/10/2012     (House)     Introduced, Referred to Assembly Education Committee
01/30/2012     (House)     Withdrawn from consideration

This bill has been withdrawn, and is now dead.

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