Senate Bill 208: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age from 16 to 17

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Senate Bill 208: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age from 16 to 17
Sponsors:
Senators Vincent Fort, Horacena Tate, Freddie Powell Sims, and Donzella James
Summary:

This bill would raise the age of compulsory attendance from 16 to 17.

HSLDA's Position:

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

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

03/04/2011     (Senate)     Read
03/04/2011     (Senate)     Referred to Education and Youth Committee
03/29/2012     (Senate)     Bill died when legislature adjourned

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