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Truantcey a 5 year old if not enrolled in school. Is this possible

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gizmo42

Asked by gizmo42 at 10:43 PM on Sep. 3, 2013 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • Here they have to be enrolled by 7
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 10:43 PM on Sep. 3, 2013

  • Need more info than that!
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 10:44 PM on Sep. 3, 2013

  • Depends on the state. Most states the youngest they have to be enrolled is 6 years old. Check your state laws.
    kmath

    Answer by kmath at 10:45 PM on Sep. 3, 2013


  • What were you told?
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 10:51 PM on Sep. 3, 2013

  • feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 11:07 PM on Sep. 3, 2013

  • Depends on your state. Here in Colorado, it's six years old, but it varies in other places.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 11:11 PM on Sep. 3, 2013

  • Here are the compulsory attendance ages by state.


    http://nces.ed.gov/programs/statereform/tab5_1.asp

    kmath

    Answer by kmath at 11:22 PM on Sep. 3, 2013

  • Click out your state and compulsory age. If it is 5 then yes, you can get in trouble for not enrolling your child or going through the proper channels to home-school.


    http://nces.ed.gov/programs/statereform/tab5_3.asp

    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 11:23 PM on Sep. 3, 2013

  • Kmath, great minds think alike.
    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 11:23 PM on Sep. 3, 2013

  • Sshhh! She's thinking about this!
    KTElite

    Answer by KTElite at 1:59 AM on Sep. 4, 2013

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