Existing law provides for compulsory attendance in K-12 schools for children between the ages of six and 17 years, with exceptions
This bill would compel attendance in schools for children from the ages of six through 18 years
This bill would also raise the age at which a student may withdraw from public school from 18 to 19 years of age
Relating to K-12 education; to amend Sections 16-11-16, 16-28-3, and 16-28-3.1, Code of Alabama 1975; to increase the maximum compulsory attendance age from 17 to 18 years; to make conforming changes relating to city boards of education; and to raise the age at which a student may withdraw from public school from 18 to 19 years.
|April 6, 2021||S||Pending third reading on day 20 Favorable from Education Policy|
|April 6, 2021||S||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar|
|March 30, 2021||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Education Policy|
|Hearing||April 6, 2021||Room 825 *HB 486 added to agenda* at 10:45||Senate ED Hearing|