JBD Absences and Excuses

JBD   Absences and Excuses  (See AEB, IHEA, JBE and JDD)           JBD

         When a student is absent from school an attempt shall be made to contact the parent or guardian to determine the reason for the absence.  The principal has been designated to determine the acceptability and validity of excuses presented by the parent(s) or the student.

            Procedures for notifying parents on the day of a student’s absence shall be published in the student handbook.

            Excused/Unexcused Absences

            Reference student handbook                                                   

            Significant Part of a School Day

            Reference student handbook

            Make-Up Work

            It is the student’s responsibility to obtain make-up assignments from teachers following an excused or unexcused absence. Reference student handbook.


Approved:  10/14/12