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Compulsory Attendance - Age Required to Begin Attending School

This map shows the age at which states required children to begin attending school.
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 Children 5+ must attend school
 Children 6+ must attend school
 Children 7+ must attend school
 Children 8+ must attend school
  No compulsory attendance law