House Bill 1260: Deleting Provision to Withdraw from Public Kindergarten

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Last Updated: February 4, 2010
House Bill 1260: Deleting Provision to Withdraw from Public Kindergarten
Sponsors:
Rep. Bryant W. Clark
Summary:

This bill would delete from state law the provision permitting a parent to withdraw a 5-year-old child from public kindergarten and to wait until the child is 6 before being re-enrolled. This bill would remove the right of a parent to remove a child that the parent did not believe was ready for formal instruction. HSLDA believes that parents, not the state, should determine when a child is mature enough to attend school.

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

1/18/2010 (House) Referred to the Education Committee
2/2/2010 (House) Died in committee

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