Senate Bill 2221: Prohibiting Homeschool Students from Receiving Particular College Grants

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Last Updated: February 4, 2010
Senate Bill 2221: Prohibiting Homeschool Students from Receiving Particular College Grants
Sponsors:
Senator Bill Stone
Summary:

This bill would require that homeschool students receiving a Mississippi Resident Tuition Assistance Grant or a Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant be graduates of an “accredited” home instruction program. Home instruction programs in Mississippi are not accredited, nor is there any procedure for them to become accredited. This bill would effectively prohibit homeschoolers from receiving these grants for college expenses.

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

1/6/2010 (Senate) Introduced; referred To Universities and Colleges Committee and Appropriations Committee
2/2/2010 (Senate) Died in Senate Insurance Committee

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