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JE - Student Compulsory Attendance 2010 Revision

Notice: This policy was reviewed, revised, and/or renamed. We provide this revision for historic purposes only. Please see our current policies and procedural directives.

This policy was reviewed and revised in September 2020. We provide this revision for historic purposes only.

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.:

  • JH Student Absences and Excuses

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

  • Attendance

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

This policy was reviewed and revised in September 2020. We provide this revision for historic purposes only.