House Bill 141: Would Increase the Compulsory School Age from 17 to 18

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Last Updated: May 16, 2012
House Bill 141: Would Increase the Compulsory School Age from 17 to 18
Sponsors:
Representative Merika Coleman
Summary:

This bill would increase the compulsory school attendance age from 17 to 18 or graduation from high 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:

02/07/2012     (House)     Read for the first time and referred to the Education Policy Committee
04/12/2012     (House)     Read for the second time and placed on the calendar with one amendment
05/09/2012     (House)     Indefinitely postponed
05/16/2012     (House)     Bill died when legislature adjourned

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