The board encourages regular attendance at school by all students.  Daily attendance records shall be maintained for each student in each school.

Any absence from school, other than for illness, is discouraged by the board.  All absences shall be excused, unexcused or explained.  Appropriate rules and regulations regarding student absences shall be developed by the administrative staff, reviewed by the board and incorporated into the appropriate staff and student handbooks.

LEGAL REF: MCL, 380.1561; 380.1571; 380.1577; 380.1586-1589; R 340.71;  AG Opinion #6467

(P 5562)

Adopted:   7/1/93

Revised:    9/4/97