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JH - Student Absences and Excuses

If a student must be absent, the parent/legal guardian shall follow the school’s notification process for absences.  Albuquerque Public Schools shall consider a student in need of intervention at five (5) unexcused absences and a habitual truant at ten (10) unexcused absences in one school year.

Administrative Position:

  • Assistant Superintendent of School and Community Support

Department Director:

  • Director of Health and Wellness/Attendance Coordinator

References

Legal Cross Ref.:

  • §22-12-1 et seq. NMSA 1978

Board Policy Cross Ref.:

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

NSBA/NEPN Classification: JH

Approved: June 14, 1989
Revised: January 17, 1990
Revised: February 20, 1996
Revised: April 2001
Reviewed: February 9, 2010
Revised: February 17, 2010
Reviewed: September 13, 2010
Reviewed: October 11, 2010
Revised: November 3, 2010

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