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Home-Schoolers Rally

By The Associated Press — May 18, 2009 1 min read

Hundreds of home-schoolers descended on the Missouri Capitol on May 14 to protest a measure under debate that would require students to earn 16 credits before they can drop out of high school. Students can now drop out once they turn 16. An amendment has been proposed that would define a credit as at least 100 hours of schoolwork.

A version of this article appeared in the May 20, 2009 edition of Education Week