Senate Bill 2404: Raises Compulsory School Age from 6 by September 1 to 6 by January 1

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Senate Bill 2404: Raises Compulsory School Age from 6 by September 1 to 6 by January 1
Sponsors:
Senator Alice Harden
Summary:

Current law provides that a child must be 6 years old by September 1 before being required to attend school. This bill would change the date to January 1 of the school year, so that a child who was as young as 5 years and 8 months old would be required to attend.

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

02/16/2012     (Senate)      Referred to Education; Appropriations
03/06/2012     (Senate)      Died in committee

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