Senate Bill 222: Requires Children to Attend School Until Age 18 If They Have Not Graduated from High School

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Last Updated: May 23, 2017
Senate Bill 222: Requires Children to Attend School Until Age 18 If They Have Not Graduated from High School
Sponsors:
Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz
Summary:

This bill would require all children under the age of 18 to attend school if they have not graduated from high school. This would have the effect of raising the compulsory attendance age from 16 to 18.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:
1/23/2017 Senate Referred to the committee on Education
1/23/2017 House House concurred
4/13/2017 Joint Heard; eligible for executive session
5/18/2017 Senate Reported favorably; referred to Senate Ways and Means

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