SECTION 1. Notwithstanding section 1B of chapter 69, or section 1 of chapter 76, of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary regulating the compulsory age of school attendance, the compulsory maximum age for school attendance in Boston public and private schools shall be eighteen (18). Children under the age of 18, attending a Boston public or private school, shall remain enrolled until such time as they turn 18, or upon successful completion of all coursework required to graduate.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect on July 1, 2012 and shall concern all students enrolled in Boston public and private schools for the 2012-13 school year and onward.
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