New Hampshire - Family Engagement on Chronic Absenteeism: Program requirements

Program Requirement
Policy Type: 
statute; regulation

State law involves parents in responding to truancy or chronic absenteeism using non-punitive or supportive interventions.

New Hampshire Revised Statutes 193:7 Penalty.

Any person who does not comply with the requirements of this subdivision shall be guilty of a violation and any fines collected hereunder shall be for the use of the district.

New Hampshire Administrative Rules Ed 306.04 Policy Development.

(c) The policy relative to absenteeism and attendance shall specify procedures for the accountability and supervision of students. The policy relative to absenteeism shall not penalize students who miss class or a required school event because of a school scheduling conflict. Districts shall implement a cooperative approach which places responsibility for notification when a student is tardy, absent, or dismissed on both the parents/guardians and the school.
Source: Office of Legislative Services

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