House Bill 260: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age from 17 to 18

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Last Updated: May 16, 2012
House Bill 260: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age from 17 to 18
Sponsors:
Representative Thad McClammy
Summary:

This bill would raise the compulsory school attendance age from 17 to 18. However, children who are enrolled in a church school prior to age 16 may continue to be withdrawn at 16.

HSLDA's Position:

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

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

02/09/2012     (House)     Read for the first time and referred to the Education Policy Committee
05/16/2012     (House)     Bill died when legislature adjourned

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