State Board Policy

DESCRIPTOR TERM: Attending Reporting
CODE: 1100
ADOPTION DATE: April 21, 1995

When local school districts receive a report from a juvenile court that a student's probation has school attendance as a condition, the following rules will be followed:

1. A review will be conducted by the school administration to determine the most appropriate academic placement, the need for counseling and other social services, and the development of an instruction plan, if appropriate;

2. parental involvement will be encouraged;

3. alternative placement will be considered if the act necessitating the order would hinder the instructional program or place others at risk for their personal safety; and

4. the appropriate School Attendance Officer will be notified.

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