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Student Leave Of Absence   

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Upon request, the Board of Education may grant student leaves of absence in accordance with law for the purpose of supervised travel, study, training, or work not available to the student under another educational option. Such leave may be granted to a student 15 years of age or older in the regular program and to a student between the ages of 16 and 18 in the continuation program.

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

(cf. 6158 - Independent Study)

(cf. 6184 - Continuation Education)

Legal Reference:


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

48416 Leave of absence for students aged 16 to 18 inclusive


7000-7002 Emancipation of minors law

7050 Purposes for which emancipated minor considered an adult


adopted: June 25, 2002 Petaluma, California