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   Alabama 
INACTIVE House Bill 40: Repeals Constitutional Provision that Prohibits Homosexual Marriage
6/30/2014

INACTIVE House Joint Resolution 192: Urges the U.S. Congress to Propose the “Marriage Preservation Amendment”
6/30/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 503: Creates the Equal Access to Athletics Act
6/30/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 289: Imposes “Best Interest of the Child” Standard in Grandparent Visitation Cases
6/30/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 296: Raises the Compulsory School Attendance Age to 18
6/30/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 354: Changes to Regulation of Church Schools
6/30/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 546: Creates “Equal Opportunities Act”
6/30/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 38: Changes to Regulation of Church Schools
4/4/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 190: Imposes “Best Interest of the Child” Standard in Grandparent Visitation Cases
6/30/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 203: Recognizes Parental Rights as Fundamental
1/23/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 380: Terminates Adoption and Implementation of the Common Core Standards
6/30/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 387: Access to Public School Technical Programs and Extracurricular Activities for Homeschooling High School Students
6/30/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 420: Creates “Equal Opportunities Act”
6/30/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 443: Moratorium on Further Adoption of the Common Core Standards
6/30/2014

   Alaska 
INACTIVE House Resolution 9: Restricts Funding and Adoption of Common Core Standards
6/30/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 128: Creates Prekindergarten Programs for 4-Year-Olds
6/30/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 15: Creates Prekindergarten Programs for 4-Year-Olds
6/30/2014

   Arkansas 
INACTIVE House Bill 1629: Ensures that Homeschooled Students Have an Equal Opportunity for the Arkansas Governor’s Scholars Program
1/6/2014

   Colorado 
INACTIVE House Bill 1039: Link Student Data Between Early Education Programs and Public Schools
5/1/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1288: New Requirements for Immunization Exemptions
5/7/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1294: Applies Student Privacy Protections
5/7/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 32: Remove Restrictions on Choosing Alternative Healthcare Providers
4/4/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 33: Nonpublic Education Income Tax Credits
1/27/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 131: Income Tax Credits for Supplemental Education Services
2/15/2013

INACTIVE Senate Bill 136: Delay Common Core State Standards
2/10/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 203: Improving Parents’ Access to Counsel
5/7/2014

   Connecticut 
INACTIVE House Bill 5038: Creates a Statewide Child Health Study
7/1/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 5078: Moratorium on Implementation of the Common Core Standards
7/1/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 5114: Delays Implementation of the Common Core Standards
7/1/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 45: Requires School Districts to Provide Information to Foster Parents and Department of Children and Families
4/19/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 53: Reduces Funds Used to Promote the Common Core Standards
7/1/2014

   Delaware 
Homeschooled Baker Takes Different Path to Faulkner
7/2/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 334: Provides for Transition to Common-Core-Aligned Assessments
7/8/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 255: Tuition-Free Driver Education for Nonpublic School Students
7/8/2014

   District of Columbia 
INACTIVE D.C. Zoning Regulations Review: Case No. 08-06A
12/12/2013

INACTIVE Legislative Bill 178: Lowers Compulsory Attendance Age to 3
12/16/2013

INACTIVE Legislative Bill 528: Post-Secondary Education Grants for Public School Students
3/20/2014

   Florida 
INACTIVE House Bill 789: Grandparent Visitation Rights
3/5/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 750: Grandparent Visitation Rights
3/5/2014

   Georgia 
INACTIVE House Bill 9: Expands Compulsory School Attendance Age Range
7/1/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 19: Expands Compulsory School Attendance Age Range
7/1/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 810: Lowers Minimum Score Required to Qualify for a HOPE Scholarship
7/1/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 897: Changes the Georgia Homeschool Law
7/1/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 948: Authorizes Raising the Compulsory School Attendance Age to 17
7/1/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 987: Requires Local School Systems to Allow Homeschoolers to Take the SAT for Free
7/1/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1023: Creates the “Preservation of Religious Freedom Act”
7/1/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1089: Prohibits Adoption of the Common Core Standards
7/1/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1149: Prevents Public High Schools from Participating in Sports Conducted by Associations Not Open to Homeschoolers
7/1/2014

INACTIVE House Resolution 1345: Affirms Georgia’s Adoption of the Common Core Standards
7/1/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 21: Expands Compulsory School Attendance Age Range
7/1/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 57: Lowers the Compulsory Attendance Age from 6 to 5
7/1/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 79: Raises the Compulsory Attendance Age from 16 to 17
7/1/2013

INACTIVE Senate Bill 300: Makes Minor Changes to HOPE Scholarship Requirements
7/1/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 319: Raises the Compulsory School Attendance Age to 17½
7/1/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 377: Creates the "Preservation of Religious Freedom Act"
7/1/2014

OPEN The Georgia Legislature is in Session
1/12/2015

   Hawaii 
INACTIVE House Bill 14: Mandatory Kindergarten, Lowering Compulsory School Attendance Age to 5
5/1/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 609 and Senate Bill 387: Lowering Compulsory Attendance Age, Mandatory Kindergarten
5/1/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1005: Amend the Hawaii Constitution to Allow Marriage between Same Sex Couples
5/1/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1004: Traditional Marriage Amendment
5/1/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1020 and Senate Bill 1292: Traditional Marriage Amendment
5/18/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 1030: Increased Compulsory School Attendance Age from 16 to 17
5/1/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1050 and Senate Bill 789: Sports Access for Homeschool Students
5/1/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1109 and Senate Bill 1369: Same-Sex Marriage
5/1/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1244 and Senate Bill 629: Grandparent Visitation
5/1/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1466: Mandatory Kindergarten, Lowering Compulsory School Attendance Age to 5
5/1/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 922: Requires Homeschool Students to Enroll in Public School and Allows for Sports Participation
5/1/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2768: Mandatory Kindergarten, Lowers Compulsory Attendance Age
5/2/2014

   Idaho 
INACTIVE House Bill 507: Tax Bill With Dangerous Definitions
4/21/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 567: Establishes the Rights of Parents to Educate Their Kids
4/21/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1325: School District Funding Bill With a Dangerous Term
2/25/2014

   Illinois 
INACTIVE House Bill 5598: Changes the Law Surrounding State Child Custody
5/30/2014

   Indiana 
INACTIVE House Bill 1088: Lowers Compulsory School Attendance Age to 4 Years Old
1/8/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1306: Lowers the Compulsory School Attendance Age to 5
1/8/2015

   Iowa 
INACTIVE House File 28: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age to 18
5/2/2014

INACTIVE House File 204: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age to 18
3/10/2014

INACTIVE House File 352 (Formerly HSB 84): CPI Form A Due September 1
3/10/2014

INACTIVE House File 2033: Expands Parents’ Freedom to Teach Driver’s Education
3/10/2014

INACTIVE House File 2090: Establishes an Education Savings Grant for Students
3/10/2014

INACTIVE House File 2141: Withdraws from Multistate Assessment Consortium
3/10/2014

INACTIVE House File 2204: Prohibits Common Core
3/10/2014

INACTIVE House File 2308: Abolishes Two Homeschool Options and Parent-taught Driver Education
3/10/2014

INACTIVE Senate File 118: Expanded Visitation Orders
3/10/2014

INACTIVE Senate File 2154: Education Savings Grant
3/10/2014

INACTIVE Senate File 2316: Termination of Parental Rights for Failure to Provide Education
3/13/2014

   Kansas 
INACTIVE HB 2506:Tax Relief for Home Schoolers
4/4/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2045: Imposing School Attendance and Minimum Grade Point Average Requirements upon Certain Drivers
5/30/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2289: Prohibits the Use of Common Core Standards
3/13/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 2621: Nullifies the Common Core
5/30/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2699: Gives Impractical Definition to Term “Corporal Punishment”
5/30/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 378: Funding Bill with a Dangerous Term
2/28/2014

   Maine 
INACTIVE LD 1530 & SP 577: Lowers Compulsory School Attendance Age
9/3/2014

INACTIVE LD 1428: An Act to Protect Religious Freedom
2/18/2014

INACTIVE LD 1797 & HP 1289: A Bill To Change Access to Post Secondary Enrollment
5/2/2014

   Maryland 
INACTIVE House Bill 76: Prohibits Implementation of the Common Core Standards
5/30/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 944: Places Unnecessary Requirements on Home Instruction Tutors
2/12/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 271: Homeschool Tax Credit
2/12/2014

   Massachusetts 
INACTIVE House Bill 338: Raises Compulsory Attendance Age to 18
3/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 341: Commissions Study on Compulsory School Attendance Age
3/25/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 348: Establishes Commonwealth Diploma
3/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 349: Mandatory Full-day Kindergarten
4/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 350: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age to 18
3/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 352: Establishes State Standards for Early Education Programs
3/19/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 368: Raise Compulsory School Attendance Age in Lawrence to 18
3/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 376: Raise Compulsory Attendance Age to 18 in Boston
1/7/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 378: Study on Compulsory School Attendance Age
3/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 3723 (formerly 432): Allowing Non-public Student Access to MCAS Exam
11/18/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 524: Raise Compulsory School Attendance Age to 18
3/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1454: Expands Definition of Mandatory Reporter and Increases Fines
4/4/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 3156: Drivers Education and Training Reform
9/4/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 3290: Authorizes Local School Districts to Raise Dropout Age
8/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 3339: Lowers Compulsory School Attendance Age
3/19/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 4000 Amendments: Stop Common Core
4/30/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 208: Dropout Prevention (Raising Compulsory Attendance Age to 18)
3/27/2014

   Michigan 
INACTIVE House Joint Resolution W: Establish Sales Tax to Fund PSEO
8/8/2013

INACTIVE House Concurrent Resolution 11/S-4: Implement Common Core and SMARTER Testing
1/7/2014

INACTIVE House Concurrent Resolution 13: Urges Congress to Pass Parental Rights Amdendment
12/12/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 4199: Makes Athletic Coaches Mandatory Reporters
3/14/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 4250: Requires Homeschool Registration
2/14/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 4276: Prohibit Common Core Standards
4/5/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 4493: Expands Mandatory Reporting Requirement
2/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 4893: Central Child Abuse Registry
3/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 5314 and Senate Bill 775: Education Appropriations
5/21/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 5411: Requiring Parental Consent to Interview Children in Investigation
3/17/2014

WATCH House Bill 5613: Homeschool Access to Extracurricular Activities
6/6/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 5958: Religious Freedom Restoration Act
12/15/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 303 and House Bill 4388: Requires Welfare Recipients to Comply with Compulsory School Attendance
3/25/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 304: Requires School Districts to Develop Truancy Policies
4/23/2013

   Minnesota 
INACTIVE House File 246: Education Tax Credit
5/16/2014

INACTIVE House File 646 and Senate File 368: Drivers Education Reform
4/20/2014

INACTIVE House File 739: Requires Agencies to Accept Reports from Anonymous Reporters
5/28/2013

INACTIVE House File 826: Sets Goals for Providing Safe and Supportive Schools
4/15/2014

INACTIVE House File 1418 and Senate File 1024: Creates Department of Early Education
5/20/2014

INACTIVE House File 1793 and Senate File 1620: Prohibit Unfunded Mandates on Schools
5/20/2014

INACTIVE House File 1882: Universal Preschool
5/20/2014

INACTIVE House File 1923: Nonpublic School Access to Special Education Services
5/20/2014

INACTIVE House File 2095: Remove Consent Requirement for Mental Health Screening
5/20/2014

INACTIVE House File 2170: New Requirements for Immunization Exemptions
5/20/2014

INACTIVE House File 2526: Revising the Newborn Screening Program
4/25/2014

INACTIVE House File 2766: Protecting Personal Data
5/20/2014

INACTIVE House File 3171 Amendment 14: Lowering Compulsory Attendance Age for Voluntary Enrollment
5/20/2014

INACTIVE Senate File 160 and House File 198: Raise Compulsory School Attendance to 18
5/20/2014

INACTIVE Senate File 419 and House File 393: Funding Early Education Programs
5/20/2013

INACTIVE Senate File 481 and House File 1058: Early Education Scholarships
5/20/2014

INACTIVE Senate File 776: Tax Credit for Nonpublic Schools
5/20/2014

INACTIVE Senate File 1812: Creates a Universal Preschool Program
5/20/2014

INACTIVE Senate File 2118: Creates an Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
5/20/2014

INACTIVE Senate File 2544: New Requirements for Immunization Exemptions
5/20/2014

   Mississippi 
INACTIVE House Resolution 4: Designates May 12-16 as Home Education Week
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Concurrent Resolution 25: Recognizes Parental Rights as Fundamental
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Resolution 45: Recognizes Parental Rights are Fundamental
5/14/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 75: Makes Minor Changes to Compulsory Attendance Law
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 82: Creates Tax Deduction for Homeschool Expenses
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 210: Creates the Mississippi Foundation for Early Childhood Development
1/15/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 234: Creates “Vision 2020: An Educational Blueprint for Two Thousand Twenty”
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 258: Authorizes Homeschool Students to Participate in Extracurricular Activities
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 282: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age from 17 to 18
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 465: Amends Compulsory School Attendance Law to Permit Early Graduation
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 480: Creates Safe2Tell Program
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 723: Lowers the Compulsory School Attendance Age From 6 to 5
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 765: Creates the Individualized Education Fund Program
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 826: Lowers the Compulsory School Attendance Age From 6 to 5
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 970: Raises Compulsory Attendance Age from 17 to 18
2/2/2011

INACTIVE House Bill 1061: Applies “Best Interest of the Child” Standard in Grandparent Visitation Cases
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1134: Lowers the Compulsory School Attendance Age From 6 to 5
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 240: Permits Homeschool Students to Participate in Public School Athletics
2/7/2013

INACTIVE Senate Concurrent Resolution 523: Requests the U.S. Congress to Propose a Parental Rights Amendment
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2027: Requires Civics Education for High School Students
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2161: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age From 17 to 19
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2169: Creates Community-Based Placement for At-risk Children Pilot Program
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2199: Parental Rights Act
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2267: Creates a “Motivating Parents and Children” Pilot Program
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2280: Creates Income Tax Deduction for Private School and Homeschool Expenditures
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2325: Creates the Individualized Education Fund Program
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2348: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age to 19
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2349: Lowers Compulsory School Attendance Age to 5
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2352: Lowers Compulsory School Attendance Age from 6 to 5
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2406: Makes Changes to the Mississippi Resident Tuition Assistance Grant Program
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2457: Driver Education Course Required to get an Intermediate Driver’s License
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2489: Would Require Public Schools to use the ACT Instead of the SATP or PARCC Tests
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2515: Creates the “Homeschool Students Equal Access Act”
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2526: Prohibits Implementing the Common Core Standards Without a Comprehensive Evaluation of the Standards
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2632: Prohibits Implementation of the Common Core Standards
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2639: Creates the Mississippi Education Savings Scholarship Accounts Program
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2660: Prohibits Applying Foreign Law to Violate Constitutional Rights
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2681: Creates the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act
4/4/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2736: Prohibits Implementing the Common Core State Standards
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2737: Prohibits Implementing the Common Core State Standards
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2749: Creates Income Tax Deduction for Private School and Homeschool Expenditures
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2815: Lowers Compulsory School Attendance Age from 6 to 5
1/28/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2842: Lowers Compulsory School Attendance Age from 6 to 5
7/11/2014

   Missouri 
WATCH House Bill 232: Equal Opportunity of Homeschool Students to Participate in Public School Activities
12/15/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1294: Lowers Compulsory School Attendance Age in Certain Districts
5/30/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1347: Allows Homeschool Students to Participate in MSHAA-sponsored Sports
6/4/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1452: Lowers Compulsory School Age to 5 in Parts of Missouri
6/4/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1477: Homeschool Tax Credit
6/4/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1488: Specifies Parental Liberty Regarding Upbringing, Education, and Care of Children as Fundamental Right
6/4/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1490: Prohibits Common Core Implementation
7/15/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1551: Allows Homeschooled Students to Participate In Interscholastic Extracurricular Activities
6/4/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1708: Prohibits Common Core Implementation
6/4/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1783: Lowers the Compulsory Age of Attendance in Metropolitan School Districts
6/4/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 514: Prohibits Common Core Implementation
5/8/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 798: Prohibits Common Core Implementation
2/6/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 817: Creates Centralized Immunization Registry
6/4/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 827: Prohibits Spanking In School
6/4/2014

   Nebraska 
INACTIVE Legislative Resolution 42: Urging Congress to Pass the Parental Rights Amendment
4/17/2014

INACTIVE Legislative Bill 124: Relating to Grandparent Visitation
4/17/2014

INACTIVE Legislative Bill 380: Same-Sex Adoptions
4/17/2014

INACTIVE Legislative Bill 460: Require Meningococcal Vaccine
4/17/2014

   Nevada 
INACTIVE Assembly Bill 203: Dangerous Grandparent Visitation
4/16/2013

INACTIVE Senate Bill 182: Lowers Compulsory Attendance Age from 7 to 5
1/13/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 192: Protecting Religious Freedom
1/13/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 314: Protects Parental Rights
1/13/2014

   New Hampshire 
INACTIVE House Bill 370: Repeals Education Tax Credit
1/27/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1239: Study Common Core
3/27/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1397: Study on Common Core
2/26/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1432: Delay Common Core Testing
3/27/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1496: Remove Requirement for SMARTER Balanced Testing Regimen
3/27/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1508: Repeal Common Core
3/27/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1586: Protecting Student Privacy
3/20/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1587: Limiting Distribution of Student Data
5/2/2014

INACTIVE Rule He-P 307: Creating an Immunization Central Registry
4/30/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 343: Study Common Core
5/9/2014

   New Jersey 
INACTIVE A2700 and S1151: State-Mandated Annual Medical Exams for Homeschoolers
2/26/2014

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 267: Requires Districts to Allow Homeschool Students to Participate in Extracurriculars
1/22/2014

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 380: Requires Homeschoolers to Notify School District
1/22/2014

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 2681: Prohibits Children under DYFS Control from being “Home-schooled”
2/24/2014

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 2957: Lowers Compulsory School Attendance Age
3/26/2014

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 3296 and Senate Bill 2242: Allows Homeschooled Students to Obtain New Jersey Board of Cosmetology Lisenses
7/9/2014

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 3430 and Senate Bill 125: Extracurricular Sports Access
7/2/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2665: Changes Code for the Care of Children
2/24/2014

INACTIVE Senate Resolution 69: Memorialize the UN CRPD
9/16/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 658: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age from 16 to 18
1/22/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 253 & Assembly Bill 990: Creates a Common Core Study Task Force
1/22/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1099: Opens the Door to State Control of Homeschooling
2/10/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2154: Creates a Common Core Task Force
6/25/2014

   New York 
INACTIVE Assembly Bill 497 and Senate Bill 3134: Vaccines Administered Without Parental Consent
3/7/2014

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 1826: Education Investment Tax Credit
3/5/2014

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 8567: Lowers the Compulsory School Age in Buffalo to 3 Years 9 Months
2/7/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 142: Requires Parents to Complete Several Parenting Workshops Before Their Child Can Advance to 7th Grade
2/7/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 286: Homeschoolers May Apply for BOCES Classes
3/1/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1715: Homeschool Access to Interscholastic Sports
3/5/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2134: Requires Instruction in Federalist Papers, Constitution
3/5/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2506: Fair Practices for Home School Applicants
3/5/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 4099: Tax Credit for Certain Educational Expenses
3/5/2014

   North Carolina 
INACTIVE House Bill 144: Provides a Tax Credit for Homeschoolers
2/27/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 228: Permits Homeschool Students to Participate in Interscholastic Athletics in Public Schools
3/11/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 230: Redefines the Term “Home School”
6/13/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 235: Raises the Compulsory School Attendance Age from 16 to 18
3/15/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 287: Increases the Compulsory Attendance Age from 16 to 17
3/18/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 693: Increases Parental Consent Requirements for Medical Treatment of Minors
5/21/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 695: Prohibits the Application of Foreign Law in Violation of a Person’s Constitutional Rights
6/26/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 711: Defines Parental Rights As Fundamental
4/20/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 712: Reduces Special Education Benefits
12/12/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 751: Creates “The North Carolina Religious Freedom Restoration Act”
6/14/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 1061: Replaces the Common Core Standards With Standards Developed by the State Board of Education
6/6/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 267: Increases the Compulsory Attendance Age from 16 to 18
3/18/2013

INACTIVE Senate Bill 313: Raises Compulsory Attendance Age from 16 to 18
3/18/2013

INACTIVE Senate Bill 569: Access to Public School Extracurricular Activities for All Students
4/10/2013

INACTIVE Senate Bill 675: Increases Parental Consent Requirements for Medical Treatment of Minors
4/10/2013

INACTIVE Senate Bill 812: Replaces the Common Core Standards With Standards Developed by the State Board of Education
6/25/2014

   Ohio 
INACTIVE House Bill 107: Internship Tax Credits
3/27/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 181: Student Privacy Access
1/30/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 213: Custody Placement and Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem
2/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 237: Prohibit Common Core
10/3/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 343: Lowers GED Access Requirements
12/12/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 413: Prohibits Common Core PARCC Testing
2/10/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 487: K-12 Education Budget
9/17/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 597: Repeal Common Core Standards
12/2/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 31: Tax Credits for Instructional Material
3/14/2013

INACTIVE Senate Bill 127: Property Tax Credit
6/10/2013

INACTIVE Senate Bill 237: Prohibit Common Core
12/12/2013

INACTIVE Senate Bill 248: Require Children's Services Review for Homeschooling
12/19/2013

   Oklahoma 
INACTIVE House Bill 1027: Opportunity Scholarship Act
3/12/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 1384: Parents’ Bill of Rights
3/12/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1906: Extracurricular Activities
1/29/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2621: Amended to Replace Education Tax Credit Language
2/28/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 3398: Education Savings Account for Private Schools
1/29/2014

INACTIVE Senate Joint Resolution 53: Constitutional Amendment Creating an Education Tax Credit
1/29/2014

   Oregon 
INACTIVE House Bill 3446: Home Education Freedom Bill
6/29/2013

INACTIVE Senate Bill 809: Home Education Freedom Bill
6/29/2013

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1524: Financial Aid for College
2/6/2014

   Pennsylvania 
INACTIVE House Resolution 71: Urges the U.S. Senate to Reject the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
2/12/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 182: Creates REACH Scholarships for College Attendance
2/4/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 404: Redefines Child Abuse
2/28/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 958: Requires Children in a Home Education Program to Be Tested for Diabetes
3/18/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 1013: Revises Pennsylvania's Home Education Statute
10/23/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1045: Makes it a Misdemeanor to Make a False Report of Child Abuse
3/27/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 1178: Recognizes Same-Sex Civil Unions
4/19/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 1184: Mandatory Mental Health Screening for All School-Aged Children
4/19/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 1344: Lowers Compulsory Attendance Age to 6
5/16/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 1349: Marriage Amendment
5/16/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 1551: Requires Legislative Approval for Implementation of the Common Core Standards
10/9/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 1552: Prohibits Implementation of Standards or Testing Based on the Common Core
8/2/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 1555: Created Advisory Committee to Review Research For and Against Adoption of the Common Core Standards
10/9/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 1647: Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage in Pennsylvania
9/11/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 1686: Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage in Pennsylvania
10/24/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 1718: Creates Online Education Initiative
2/7/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1787: Ties School Attendance to Driver’s Licenses
10/25/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 2037: Raises the Compulsory School Age from 17 to 18
2/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2168: Prohibits Applying Foreign Law to Violate Constitutional Rights
4/16/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2270: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age to 18
5/23/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2444: Lowers the Compulsory School Attendance Age from 8 to 5
9/5/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 20: Revises the Definition of Child Abuse
10/9/2013

INACTIVE Senate Bill 21: Revises Law Relating to Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse
4/7/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 27: Requires CPS and Licensed Medical Practitioners to Exchange Certain Information During an Investigation Without Requiring Parental Consent, Court Order, or Subpoena
11/11/2013

INACTIVE Senate Bill 32: Requires Homeschool Families to be Investigated Under Certain Circumstances
3/21/2013

INACTIVE Senate Bill 517: Prohibits Parents from Homeschooling a Child Who Has Recently Received CPS Services
2/27/2013

INACTIVE Senate Bill 719: Provides for Same-Sex Marriages
3/26/2013

INACTIVE Senate Bill 992: Lowers Compulsory School Attendance Age to 5 Years
6/7/2013

The Pennsylvania Religious Freedom Case
5/12/2014

   South Carolina 
INACTIVE House Bill 3024: Makes All Persons Mandatory Abuse Reporters
7/14/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 3168: Allows Grandparents to Obtain Visitation Over the Objections of Fit Parents
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 3339: Raises the Compulsory School Attendance Age from 17 to 18
7/11/2013

WATCH House Bill 3424: Creates a Full-Day Kindergarten Program for At-Risk Children
2/4/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 3428: Provides for a Statewide Assessment of School Readiness for Children from Prenatal Age Through 5
7/1/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 3455: Creates the Child Development Education Program
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 3478: Imposes Additional Testing and Reporting Requirements for Homeschoolers and Eliminates Option III
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 3893: Requires Legislative Approval of Proposed State Education Standards and Assessments
6/4/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 3943: Prohibits Adoption or Implementation of the Common Core State Standards
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 4460: Removes Current Language Which Limits Marriage as Between One Man and One Woman
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 4624: Creates a $5,000 Income Tax Credit for Homeschool Expenses
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 44: South Carolina Teacher Protection Act
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 134: Creates the South Carolina Child Development Education Program
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 158: Changes School Attendance Conditions Associated with the Issuance of Driver’s Licenses
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 279: Creates a Tax Deduction for Instruction-Related Expenses
7/1/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 300: Requires Legislative Approval of Proposed State Education Standards and Assessments
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 451: Requires Home Schools To Be Taxed the Same As Public Facilities
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 628: Recognizes Parental Rights as Fundamental
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 910: Amends Current Law Permitting Homeschoolers to Participate in Interscholastic Activities in Public School
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1145: Requires Legislative Approval of Proposed State Education Standards and Assessments
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1160: Recognizes Parental Rights as Fundamental
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Concurrent Resolution 1199: Declares May 2014 as “Homeschool Recognition Month”
7/11/2014

   South Dakota 
INACTIVE House Bill 1075: Requires Hearings on Common Core Standards Prior to Implementation
3/10/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1128: Fair Access to Opportunity Scholarship
2/21/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 1132: Changes Child Labor Laws to Make them Homeschool-Friendly
3/10/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1237: Evaluates the Common Core Standards
2/13/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 62: Common Core Evaluation
1/23/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 64: Requires a Waiting Period Before Common Core Adoption
3/10/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 131: Makes a Truancy Complaint Grounds to Refuse an Excuse from School Attendance
9/3/2014

   Tennessee 
INACTIVE House Bill 3: Establishes State Academic Standards
11/21/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 29: Creates the “Preventing Government Overreach on Religious Expression Act”
1/8/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 261: Reduces TANF Payments to Families Whose Children Fail to Maintain “Satisfactory Academic Progress”
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Joint Resolution 582: Supports the Romeike Family
4/10/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1668: Corrects Definition of a “Home School Student”
4/17/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1696: Prohibits Implementing Assessments Aligned to the Common Core State Standards
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1825: Postpones Adoption of the Common Core Standards Unless Approved by the Legislature
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2044: Creates Special Education and Related Services Scholarship Grants
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2047: Creates the Individualized Education Account Program
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2253: Prohibits Adopting Common Core-Aligned Standards for Social Studies or Science
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2290: Discourages Implementation of the Common Core Standards
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2332: Discontinues Use of Common Core English and Math Standards
7/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2491: Creates the “Tennessee Promise Scholarship Act of 2014”
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 4: Cancels Common Core Standards Memorandum of Understanding
11/21/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 5: Establishes State Academic Standards
12/4/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 132: Reduces TANF Assistance to Families Whose Children Fail to Maintain “Satisfactory Academic Progress”
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1682: Prohibits Adopting Common Core-Aligned Standards for Social Studies or Science
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1773: Corrects Definition of a “Home School Student”
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1882: Prohibits Implementing Assessments Aligned to the Common Core State Standards
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1985: Postpones Adoption of the Common Core Standards Unless Approved by the Legislature
1/29/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2057: Discourages Implementation of the Common Core Standards
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2138: Creates Special Education and Related Services Scholarship Grants
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2139: Creates the Individualized Education Account Program
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2405: Discontinues Use of Common Core English and Math Standards
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2471: Creates the “Tennessee Promise Scholarship Act of 2014”
7/11/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2476: Removes the State Curriculum From Alignment With the Common Core Standards
7/11/2014

   Utah 
INACTIVE Senate Bill 39: Homeschool Amendments
4/1/2014

   Vermont 
INACTIVE House Bill 524: Technical Amendments to Education Laws
2/14/2014

   Virginia 
INACTIVE House Bill 63: Creates Avenue for Public School Sports Participation for Homeschoolers
2/20/2014

INACTIVE House Joint Resolution 92: Requesting Education Department Study of Religious Exemption to Compulsory School
1/30/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 239: Tax Credits for Home Instruction
2/12/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 438: Learner’s Permits Withheld in Truancy Situations
3/18/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 950: Home Instruction and Private School Tax Credit
1/31/2014

   Washington 
INACTIVE House Bill 1015: Immunization Requirements
2/22/2011

INACTIVE House Bill 1283: Lowering the Compulsory School Attendance Age to 6
1/22/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1506: Third-Party Visitation Bill
1/22/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 1934: Third-Party Visitation Bill
1/22/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2174: Protecting Parental Rights!
1/27/2014

   West Virginia 
INACTIVE House Bill 2034: Exempting Church Schools from Standardized Testing Requirement
3/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2110: Require Grandparent Visitation Rights To Include Once Per Month Visit
3/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2223: Defining Five Instances of Tardy School Attendance As One Absence
3/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2452: Provisions For Visitation Rights of Extended Family
3/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2474: Tax Credit for Private and Homeschools
3/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2526: Homeschool Extracurricular Activity Participation
3/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2831: Removes Criminal Penalty For Parents Who Violate Mandatory Immunization Requirements
3/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 3121: Parents’ Bill of Rights
3/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 3159: Allows Monroe County to Raise Compulsory Attendance Age
5/9/2013

INACTIVE House Bill 4003: Grants Dual Jurisdiction for Truancy Enforcement
4/15/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 4004: Defines Risk of Injury as Abuse
3/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 4005: Defines Risk of Injury as Neglect
4/15/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 4134: Religious Freedom Restoration Act
3/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 4136: Nonpublic School Tax Credit
3/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 4230: Homeschool Extracurricular Access
2/10/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 4381: Establish Pilot Program to Have Social Workers in Schools
3/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 4383: Halt Common Core for Study
2/10/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 4390: Withdraws from Common Core and Establishes Student Privacy Protections
3/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 4463: Increases Regulations on Campaign Contributions
3/6/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 4618: Establishes Support for Early Literacy
4/15/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 86: Expanding Grandparents’ Rights
3/25/2014

INACTIVE Senate Concurrent Resolution 94: Study the Common Core
3/14/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 420: Establish P-20 Longitudinal Database
3/7/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 429: Halt Common Core for Study
3/25/2014

INACTIVE Senate Bill 614: Custody Rights for Grandparents
3/25/2014

   Wisconsin 
INACTIVE Assembly Bill 329: Reverts to Former Policy on Home-Educated Students in Public School
1/3/2013

INACTIVE LRB 2032/3: Equal Access to Athletics and Extracurricular Activities
9/24/2013

INACTIVE S.B. 458 and A.B. 555: Admissions Standards for Home-Educated Students Enrolling in Public School Course
4/17/2014

   Wyoming 
INACTIVE House Bill 26: Coordinate Early Childhood Education Programs
2/21/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 58: Remove Truancy Enforcement Procedures
2/11/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 81: Coordinate Early Childhood Education Programs
4/15/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 97: Prohibit Common Core and Smarter Balanced Assessments, Protect Student Data
3/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 168: Prohibits Common Core Standards and Protect Student Data
3/25/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 179: Prohibits Access to Student Data Without Prior Consent
3/25/2014

INACTIVE Senate File 106: Calls for Special Session on Duties of State Superintendent
3/25/2014

INACTIVE Senate File 119: Mandatory Education for Kindergarten
2/28/2014

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