Utah lawmaker wants to scrap compulsory education, bill parents for remediation

12/4/2013 | Deseret News (Salt Lake City), The

Utah state Sen. Aaron Osmond is planning to sponsor three bills that would scrap the state's current compulsory-education law. Under one bill, individual districts would establish their own classroom requirements -- replacing a law on the books requiring students to attend school for 180 days each year. Other legislation would require more participation from parents, and one bill would require parents to pay for some or all costs of remediation efforts for low-performing students.

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