SB 20 Modifies the compulsory attendance age for the St. Louis City School District so that students must attend school from five years of age to eighteen years of age
Sponsor: Wright-Jones
LR Number: 0079S.01I Fiscal Note: 0079-01N.ORG
Committee: Education
Last Action: 2/9/2011 - Hearing Conducted S Education Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2011

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SB 20 – This act changes the age at which children in the St. Louis City School District must begin attending school from seven years of age to five years of age. This change does not apply to students intending to enroll in a home school. In addition, it increases the compulsory attendance age to eighteen years of age for the St. Louis City School District.

This act is similar to SB 1046 (2010).

MICHAEL RUFF