Watch: South Carolina high school dropouts could lose driver’s licenses under new bill
By staff and wire services reports
March 7th, 2012
Playing hooky? Fine, but South Carolina students shouldn't expect to be doing it while cruising around town, the Huffington Post reports. Under a bill advanced last week by a state Senate committee, South Carolina teens who drop out of school or skip too many classes would lose their driving privileges until they turn 18. The proposal now goes to the Senate floor for a vote. It would take effect August 2013 if approved. The move aims to curb the state's dropout rate, says Republican state Rep. Tom Young, the bill's main sponsor. And although there are costs associated...
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