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What is the legal age for a child to drop out or withdraw themselves from a Texas high school?

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2006-09-19 05:15:11
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The ages of compulsory school attendance in TX are 6-18. I *believe* a minor can leave school at 17 IF they are enrolled in a GED program (which likely requires parental permission). Ask your school counselor about it.

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