House Bill 2015: Compulsory Attendance to 18 or Graduation

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House Bill 2015: Compulsory Attendance to 18 or Graduation
Sponsors:
Cabral
Summary:

This bill would raise compulsory attendance to 18 or completion of 12th grade, whichever comes first. It also states that no student over 16 is to face criminal penalties for failure to attend school through mandatory attendance age.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:
1/23/2017 House Introduced, referred to Education
6/20/2017 House Heard by Education Committee, eligible for executive session

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