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Alabama Lowered the Compulsory School Attendance Age

Alabama’s compulsory school attendance age was changed May 2012, lowering the age limit for all students in Alabama from 7 to 6 years old. This was done via Senate Bill 28.

A parent of a 6-year-old may opt out of enrolling the child in public school until age 7 by notifying the local school . . . → Read More: Alabama Lowered the Compulsory School Attendance Age

Alabama Homeschool Conventions in 2011

I have received notices of two homeschooling conventions to be held in Alabama in 2011. I know it’s early, but it’s never too early to mark your calendar and reserve the dates!

The 2011 Alabama Homeschool Expo will be held April 8 – 9, 2011, at the Montgomery Convention Center in Montgomery. Check out . . . → Read More: Alabama Homeschool Conventions in 2011

Alabama Compulsory School Attendance Age

Alabama’s compulsory school attendance age was changed May 2009, raising the age limit for all students in Alabama from 16 to 17 years old. This was done via Senate Bill 334.

Public school students who wish to leave school at age 17 (prior to graduation) must have (1) Written consent from parent or legal . . . → Read More: Alabama Compulsory School Attendance Age