Assembly Bill 142: Requires Homeschool Parents to Notify School Districts Annually and School Districts to Maintain Records on Homeschool Children

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Assembly Bill 142: Requires Homeschool Parents to Notify School Districts Annually and School Districts to Maintain Records on Homeschool Children
Sponsors:
Assemblywoman Cleopatra G. Tucker
Summary:

This bill requires parents who intend to homeschool their children to file a letter each year by August 15 to inform the school district. It requires school districts to maintain records of each homeschooled child in the district.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.

HSLDA opposes this bill because it imposes wasteful red tape on families and serves no legitimate purpose. It should not be necessary to file a notice in order to exercise one’s constitutional right to homeschool one’s child. The evidence indicates that children in states with a high level of homeschool regulation do just as well on standardized tests as children in states with a low level of regulation.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

1/27/2016 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Education Committee

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