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2012 SESSION

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HB 886 Truancy; Board of Education shall promulgate regulations to address.

Introduced by: Kenneth C. Alexander | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED HOUSE: (all summaries)

Chronic school absenteeism and truancy.  Requires the Board of Education to promulgate regulations by July 1, 2013, to address truancy. In promulgating these regulations, the Board shall address the following: (i) provisions for early intervention at the school level for repeated unexcused absences; (ii) identification of and a plan to address a student's academic, social, familial, and other barriers that impede attendance in school; and (iii) arrangement of conferences that may be necessary among school personnel, students, parents, and community services providers, as appropriate, to address plans and strategies to improve student attendance, including but not limited to referrals to family assessment and planning teams.


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