Senate Bill 2164: Lowers Compulsory School Attendance Age from 6 to 5

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Last Updated: February 3, 2017
Senate Bill 2164: Lowers Compulsory School Attendance Age from 6 to 5
Sponsors:
Senator Hopson
Summary:

This bill would lower the age at which a child is legally compelled to attend school from 6 to 5. This expands the state’s control over education. It would affect all students, including those who will be educated at home in a home instruction program.

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

Died in committee.
See "Bill History" link below.

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Bill History