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Notice to Parent or Guardian; Alternative Educational Programs; Solutions
Information required by the following notice must be sent to parents or guardians upon the first classification of a pupil as truant. Cost of compliance with this requirement is reimbursable through the state mandated claim procedure.
Upon a pupil's initial classification as a truant*, the school district shall notify the pupil's parent or guardian, by first-class mail or other reasonable means, of the following:
(a) Any pupil subject to compulsory full-time education or to compulsory continuation education who is absent from school without valid excuse for three full days in one school year or tardy or absent from more than any 30-minute period during the school day without a valid excuse on three occasions in one school year, or any combination thereof, is a truant and shall be reported to the attendance supervisor or the superintendent of the school district.
(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), it is the intent of the Legislature that school districts shall not change the method of attendance accounting provided for in existing law and shall not be required to employ period-by-period attendance accounting.
Last Updated: 4/8/10
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