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Exemptions From Attendance   

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Each student between the ages of 6 and 18 shall be subject to compulsory full-time education. (Education Code 48200)

(cf. 5113.1 - Truancy)

However, the Superintendent or designee may grant exemptions from compulsory attendance to a student as allowed by law and in the best interest of the student. Exemptions shall not be used to remove a student from the school for disciplinary purposes.

(cf. 5111 - Admission)

(cf. 5112.2 - Exclusions from Attendance)

(cf. 5112.3 - Student Leave of Absence)

(cf. 5113.2 - Work Permits)

(cf. 5141.22 - Infectious Diseases)

(cf. 5144 - Discipline)

(cf. 5144.1 - Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process)

(cf. 5146 - Married/Pregnant/Parenting Students)

(cf. 6146.2 - Certificate of Proficiency/High School Equivalency)

(cf. 6158 - Independent Study)

(cf. 6172.1 - Concurrent Enrollment in College Classes)

(cf. 6178.2 - Regional Occupational Center/Program)

(cf. 6183 - Home and Hospital Instruction)

(cf. 6184 - Continuation Education)

(cf. 6200 - Adult Education)

As needed, the Superintendent or designee may require a student or his/her parent/guardian to submit written documentation that the student fulfills one of the conditions specified in law and administrative regulation for which exemption is authorized.

(cf. 5125 - Student Records)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

33190 Affidavit by persons conducting private school instruction

46100-46147 Minimum school day

46170 Minimum school day, continuation education

48200-48341 Compulsory education law

48400-48454 Compulsory continuation education

48800-48802 Attendance at community college

49110-49119 Permits to work

49130-49135 Permits to work full time

LABOR CODE

1285-1312 Employment of minors

1390-1399 Employment of minors

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

11522 Parental consent for exemption based on high school proficiency certificate

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

1681-1688 Title IX, discrimination

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 29

794 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34

106.40 Marital or parental status

COURT DECISIONS

Thomas v. Atascadero Unified School District, (1987) 662 F.Supp. 342

Management Resources:

WEB SITES

California Department of Education, Attendance Improvement: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/ai/

Policy ATASCADERO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: September 16, 2008 Atascadero, California