13-27 COMPULSORY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE
COMPULSORY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE
Responsibility of person controlling child for school attendance--High
school equivalency test preparation program--Kindergarten--Transfer from
Promulgation of rules on high school equivalency testing.
Religious exemption after eighth grade.
Child excused from school.
Child excused if provided alternative
Birth certificate or affidavit to be submitted--Violation as misdemeanor.
Maintenance of birth certificate by school as permanent record.
Report to district school board of children for whom birth certificate not
furnished--Board to notify state's attorney.
Certified copy of birth certificate to be provided to certain persons at no
Child excused because of illness in family.
Student excused from attendance--Events of state, youth programs, and work
as precinct election official.
Notification for excuse from attendance--Certificate of excuse--Revocation.
Appeal on attendance matters to state board--Burden of proof--Finality of
Record of certificates of excuse from attendance--Copies to secretary and
place of instruction.
Failure to send child to school as misdemeanor.
Truancy officer employed by district--Duties--President of board acting
where no officer employed.
Attendance records maintained by superintendent or president of board--Reports required.
Warnings by school boards to send children to school--Report to truancy
Investigations and records of truancy officer.
Neglect of duty by superintendent, president of board, school board, or
truancy officer--Harboring or employment of truant child--Hindering
attendance by child--Misdemeanor.
Power of truancy officers to apprehend truant children--Supervisory control
Complaints against persons responsible for truancy--Contents of complaint--Verification.
Warrant for arrest of parent, guardian, or responsible person--Summons of
Penalties invoked on finding of guilty.
13-27-24 to 13-27-27.
Disobedience of circuit court order as contempt.
Placement of child who has attended unaccredited school or alternative