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Document Number: 10703

Compulsory School Age Requirements PDF - The states vary in the number of years students are compelled to attend school—from a low of nine years to a high of 13 years. However, nearly half of all states allow children ranging from ages 14-18 to be exempt from the compulsory attendance requirement if they meet certain stipulations such as parent permission or the attainment of an alternative education. (Marga Mikulecky, Education Commission of the States, April 2013) ...
Author: Marga Mikulecky
Publisher: Education Commission of the States

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