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BP 5112.1

Students

Exemptions From Attendance

 

Each student between the ages of 6 and 18 shall be subject to compulsory full-time education.  (Education Code 48200)

However, the Superintendent or designee may grant exemptions from compulsory attendance to a student as allowed by law and in the best interest of the student.  Exemptions shall not be used to remove a student from the school for disciplinary purposes.

As needed, the Superintendent or designee may require a student or his/her parent/guardian to submit written documentation that the student fulfills one of the conditions specified in law and administrative regulation for which exemption is authorized.

 

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

33190  Affidavit by persons conducting private school instruction

46100-46147  Minimum school day

46170  Minimum school day, continuation education

48200-48341  Compulsory education law

48400-48454  Compulsory continuation education

48800-48802  Attendance at community college

49110-49119  Permits to work

49130-49135  Permits to work full time

LABOR CODE

1285-1312  Employment of minors

1390-1399  Employment of minors

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

11522 Parental consent for exemption based on high school proficiency certificate

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 Adopted:4-12-18