Bill Summary for H 838 (2015-2016)

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Apr 17 2015

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 838 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 14, 2015
AN ACT TO RAISE THE HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUT AGE OVER A TWO-YEAR PERIOD.
Intro. by C. Graham.

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Amends statutes in GS Chapter 115C as the title indicates. Makes conforming changes. Raises the dropout age from 16 to 17 effective July 1, 2017, applying with the 2017-18 school year and raises the age again from 17 to 18 effective July 1, 2018, beginning with the 2018-19 school year. 

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