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Oklahoma Compulsory Education Laws

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Code SectionTit. 70 §10-105;§1744
Age at Which School Attendance is RequiredBetween 5 and 18; deaf children between 7 and 21
Exceptions to Attendance RequirementsMental/physical disability prevents attendance; child is 16 and has permission of school and parents; emergency
Home School ProvisionsInstruction must be in good faith and equivalent to that given by the state; Op. Atty. Gen. 73-129 (Feb. 13, 1973)
Penalties on Parents for NoncomplianceMisdemeanor; 1st offense: $5 to $25; 2nd offense: $10 to $50; subsequent: $25 to $100

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