P.O. Drawer 140, 100 Central Circle

Low Moor, VA  24457

540-863-1800    540-863-1804 fax

 

 

 

 

 

DATE:          July 19, 2016

 

INFORMATION ITEM

 

SUBJECT

Attendance

RATIONALE

To present information to the School Board concerning attendance.  There are some noticeable differences in some of the numbers from 2014-15 to 2015-16.  The Attendance Committee, Mrs. Ross and I have diligently been working on streamlining the attendance procedures and distinguishing between truancy and excessive absenteeism. 

 

ESTIMATED COSTS

N/A

BUDGET CATEGORY

N/A

LEGAL REFERENCE

School Board Policy JED, §§22.1-254, 22.1-258 through 22.1-269, 22.1-279.3, 46.2-323and 46.2-334.001

STAFF CONTACTS

Jan Hobbs

SUPERINTENDENT’S

RECOMMENDATION 

 

 

 

Documents related to the Board’s discussion of the:

 

Attached is information concerning attendance letters sent, attendance conferences held, attendance improvement plans completed and the number of students referred to the attendance officer, Tamyra Ross, and monitored by her.  

 

 

Also attached are the attendance procedures that will be in place for truancy and excessive absenteeism for 2016-17.