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JH - Student Absences and Excuses 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 October 2020. We provide this revision for historic purposes only.

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.:

  • JE Student Compulsory Attendance

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

  • Attendance
  • APS Student Behavior Handbook

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

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