(a) All children in an assistance unit for whom school attendance is compulsory, except individuals who are eligible for the Cal-Learn Program under Article 3.5 (commencing with Section 11331), for any period during which that article is operative, and children subject to a county school attendance project under Article 2 (commencing with Section 18236) of Chapter 3.3 of Part 6, shall be required to attend school.
(b) Applicants for and recipients of aid under this chapter shall be informed of the attendance requirement and it shall be included in the recipient's welfare-to-work plan under Section 11325.21.
(c) A recipient shall cooperate in providing the county with documentation routinely available from the school or school district of regular attendance of all applicable children in the assistance unit when the county determines it is appropriate.
(d) If it is determined by the county that any eligible child under the age of 16 years is not regularly attending school as required, the needs of all adults in the assistance unit shall not be considered in computing the grant of the family under Section 11450 unless it has been determined by the county that good cause exists.
(e) If it is determined by the county that any child in the assistance unit who is age 16 years or older is not regularly attending school as required, or participating pursuant to a welfare-to-work plan, the needs of the child shall not be considered in computing the grant of the family under Section 11450 unless it has been determined by the county that good cause exists.
(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 8, Sec. 4.)