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Library Materials

  • A Practical Guide to Connecticut School Law, by Thomas B. Mooney.

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Selected statutes:

Chapter 168 - School Attendance and Employment of Children

  • Sec. 10-184. Duties of parents. School attendance age requirements.

  • Sec. 10-184a. Special education programs or services for children educated in a home or private school.

  • Sec. 10-184b. Waiver provisions not applicable to equivalent instruction authority of parents.

Chapter 170 - Boards of Education

Chapter 172 - Support of Public Schools. Transportation

  • Sec. 10-249. Enumeration of children of compulsory school age in school districts and by state departments having jurisdiction over such children.

  • Sec. 10-251. Penalty for refusing to give age of child.

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