Senate Bill 2360: Lowers Compulsory Attendance Age from 6 to 5

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Last Updated: January 12, 2011
Senate Bill 2360: Lowers Compulsory Attendance Age from 6 to 5
Sponsors:
Senator Kelvin Butler
Summary:

This bill would lower the compulsory attendance age from 6 to 5. Many children have not attained the maturity needed for formal education at age 5. HSLDA believes that parents, not the state, should determine when a child is ready for school.

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

1/12/2011     (Senate)     Referred to Education; Appropriations
2/01/2011     (Senate)     Died in committee

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