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La Canada USD |  BP  5112.1  Students

Exemptions From Attendance   

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The Governing Board may grant exemptions from compulsory attendance to students as allowed by law and in the best interest of the student.

Exemptions shall not be used to remove students who are disciplinary problems. Suspension, expulsion, transfer to alternative programs and other administrative measures shall be used with these students.

(cf. 5112.2 - Exclusions from Attendance)

(cf. 5112.3 - Student Leave of Absence)

(cf. 5113.2 - Work Permits)

(cf. 5144 - Discipline)

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

(cf. 6158 - Independent Study)

(cf. 6183 - Home and Hospital Instruction)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

33190 Affidavit by persons conducting private school instruction

46113 Minimum schoolday for grades four through eight

48200-48341 Compulsory education law

48400 Weekly minimum attendance requirement

48410 Persons exempted from continuation classes

LABOR CODE

1295.5 Employment of minors; performance of sports-attending services

1394 Employment of minors

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

Policy LA CANADA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: May 13, 2003 La Canada Flintridge, California