Utah bill advances to remove home school curriculum rules

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The Utah Senate endorsed a bill Monday that would remove requirements for parents who home-school their children to follow state curriculum guidelines and school hour requirements.

It voted 22-5 to pass SB39 and sent it to the House.

"Home-school parents feel that there are other curriculum and different approaches to education that they would like to pursue in preparing their child for college and careers," said Sen. Aaron Osmond, R-South Jordan, the bill’s sponsor.

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