House Bill 5623: Expanding Compulsory School Attendance Age

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Last Updated: January 26, 2009
House Bill 5623: Expanding Compulsory School Attendance Age
Sponsors:
Rep. Tim Melton
Summary:

The current compulsory school attendance law in Michigan applies to children between the ages of 6 and 16. This bill would change it to require attendance of children ages 5 to 18. HSLDA opposes any expansion of state control over education.

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

12/02/2009     (House)     Introduced, read a first time, and sent to House Education Committee
12/08/2009     (House)     Substitute recommended; bill and substitute referred to second reading
1/21/2010     (House)     Re-referred to House Education Committee
12/15/2010     (House)     Bill died when legislature adjourned

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