House Bill 2301: Increasing Compulsory School Attendance to Age 18

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Last Updated: March 11, 2010
House Bill 2301: Increasing Compulsory School Attendance to Age 18
Sponsors:
Reps. Brooks, Payton, Geist, Hornaman, Kauffman, Kortz, Marsico, Milne, Moul, Rapp, Saylor, Sonney, R. Taylor, Wagner, and Swanger
Summary:

This bill would raise the compulsory attendance age from 17 to 18. Since only graduates from “a regularly accredited senior high school” are exempt from the compulsory attendance requirements, passage of this bill would mean that even students completing the graduation requirements for a home education program would have to continue in the program until age 18.

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

3/09/2010     (House)     Referred to House Education Committee
11/30/2010     (House)     Bill died when legislature adjourned

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