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TRUANCY

Truancy is defined by state law.  Every child who has reached the age of seven years and is under the age of sixteen years is required to attend continuously every school year.  Students 13 and under shall be reported to the local office of Social Rehabilitation Services (SRS), and students over 13 shall be reported to the county attorney if it is determined he/she is truant.  Truancy is reported for 3 unexcused absences in a row, 5 unexcused absences in a semester, and/or 7 unexcused absences in a year.  Parents will be notified by telephone (if possible) and mail. 

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