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Some Older Students Could Stay in School
5:15 pm
Mon March 19, 2012

House Passes Bill to Allow Older Refugees to Stay in School

Rep. Jody Richards

Refugees would be allowed to remain in Kentucky high schools past their 21st birthday under a measure that has cleared the Kentucky House of Representatives. House Bill 183 is sponsored by Bowling Green Democrat Jody Richards, who says the proposal is intended to help refugees who have come to the United States to escape persecution in other countries.

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