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JE - Student Compulsory Attendance

Albuquerque Public Schools shall comply with New Mexico state statute which requires that all children who range in age from five (5), prior to 12:01 a.m. on September 1 of the current school year and students under the age of eighteen (18) years who have not yet graduated from high school or received a general educational development certificate attend scheduled classes unless officially excused.

Compliance with Albuquerque Public Schools attendance policies and procedural directives shall be the responsibility of the parent/legal guardian.

Administrative Position:

  • Assistant Superintendent for School and Community Support

Department Director:

  • Director of Student, School and Community Service Center

References

Legal Cross Ref.:

  • §22-8-2 NMSA 1978
  • §22-12-1 et seq. NMSA 1978

Board Policy Cross Ref.:

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

NSBA/NEPN Classification: JE

Approved: June 14, 1989
Revised: January 17, 1990
Revised: February 20, 1996
Revised: April 2001
Reviewed: September 13, 2010
Reviewed: October 11, 2010
Revised: November 3, 2010

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