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Student Leave Of Absence   

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The Board of Trustees recognizes the importance of regular school attendance in promoting student achievement. However, the Board also recognizes that, in rare circumstances, it may be beneficial for a student to participate in opportunities outside the school which contribute to his/her educational experience.

No more than one percent of the students enrolled and attending the district school shall be granted a leave of absence during any school year. (Education Code 48232, 48416)

When feasible, students shall be encouraged to instead enroll in the district's independent study program to allow for greater contact and coordination with district staff.

(cf. 6158 - Independent Study)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

48232 Leave of absence for students age 15 at time of commencement of leave

48410 Exemption from continuation education

48416 Leave of absence for students age 16 to 18 inclusive

FAMILY CODE

7000-7002 Emancipation of minors law

7050 Purposes for which emancipated minor considered an adult

Policy ISLAND UNION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: July 30, 2013 Lemoore, California