Utah bill would change home-school rules
This bill was supported by homeschoolers.
School districts would be prohibited from monitoring the attendance, teacher credentials or facilities of home-schooled students under a bill sent to the Senate floor Wednesday.
The Senate Education Committee unanimously advanced Senate Bill 59 before a packed room of home-school supporters.
In addition to scaling back districts’ authority, the measure would simplify the process by which families seek district exemptions from compulsory-attendance laws. Read more…