House File 86/Senate File 19: Compulsory School Attendance Age Increase

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House File 86/Senate File 19: Compulsory School Attendance Age Increase
House Senate
Sponsors:
Representatives Mariani; Peterson, S.; and Champion
Sponsors:
Senator Wiger
Summary:

House File 86 and Senate File 19 are companion bills. If passed, they would increase the maximum age of compulsory attendance from 16 to 18 years of age unless the student graduates. Despite this change, the bills do not require parents to submit a compulsory instruction report for students ages 16 and over. This change would take effect starting with the 2013-2014 school year.

Summary:

House File 86 and Senate File 19 are companion bills. If passed, they would increase the maximum age of compulsory attendance from 16 to 18 years of age unless the student graduates. Despite this change, the bills do not require parents to submit a compulsory instruction report for students ages 16 and over. This change would take effect starting with the 2013-2014 school year.

Status:

1/13/2011     (House)     Introduced and first reading
1/13/2011     (House)     Referred to Education Committee
1/18/2011     (House)     Authors added: Peterson, S., and Champion

Status:

1/10/2011     (Senate)     Introduced and first reading
1/10/2011     (Senate)     Referred to Education Committee

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

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