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Opt Out Question we have received:
I need to know where it is stated that schools cannot give your student an unexcused absence or require them to stay home please.
Ladies and Gentlemen, the principals can not tell you to have your child skip school!
From Lee Barrios:
A school would be contributing to the delinquency of a minor if they told the student not to come to school. School districts also require attendance a minimum number of hours a semester in order to qualify for progression. A student can fail just based on absences, excused or unexcused
This link explains the truancy law: http://www.lawserver.com/law/state/louisiana/la-laws/louisiana_childrens_code_title_vii_chapter_15
Here is a link to Louisiana State Law (Regarding Mandatory school attendance): http://www.legis.la.gov/Legis/Law.aspx?d=80276