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Unexcused Absences –The Anderson County Board of Education Attendance Office will allow no more than five written parent notes per school year.  All excuses must be received within five days of the absence.  All absences other than illness or bereavement will be considered unexcused. A child is truant if they have 5 unexcused absences or 3 consecutive unexcused absences.

 

Excused Absences – All medical excuses are considered excused.  The medical excuses must be signed by a doctor and are subject to verification.    The Anderson County Board of Education Attendance office will allow no more than five parent notes to excuse illnesses.  All excuses must be received within five days.

 

Anderson County Board of Education requires that a conference be held if a student has three consecutive unexcused absences or five total unexcused absences.  Conferences will also be scheduled for excessive tardies.  The conference is to develop an Intervention Plan for the student.  Failure to attend this conference will result in a referral to the Anderson County Attendance Officer.

 
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