13-27 COMPULSORY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE
COMPULSORY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE
Responsibility of person controlling child for school attendance--General
education development test preparation program--Kindergarten--Transfer
from another state.
Promulgation of rules on general education development testing.
Religious exemption after eighth grade.
Child excused from school.
Child excused if provided alternative instruction--Application--Investigation--Revocation--Restrictions--Testing.
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.
Applications 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.
Enforcement powers and duties of secretary.
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