is an Excused Absence?
says the only excuses for children to miss school are:
Personal Illness (a doctor’s excuse may be required)
2. Death of a relative
3. Quarantine of the home
4. Observance of a religious holiday
5. Emergency in which the superintendent believes there is good reason
for the child to be excused from school.
*If you have any questions concerning whether an absence is excused or
not, you should contact the school office.
law says a student may be considered habitually truant if the student
law says a student may be considered chronically truant if the student
7 consecutive unexcused absences
B) 10 unexcused absences in one month
C) 15 unexcused absences in one school year
law says that parents may be charged with Failure to Send, Contributing
to Delinquency or Educational neglect in conjunction with a truancy
charge filed on the student.
What School Districts are
in the Program?
Who are the School Truancy
Gahanna, Canal Winchester & New Albany-Plain
Where are the School Truancy Liaisons Offices Located?
County Juvenile Court, Youth Education & Intervention Services
399 South Front Street
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