State law encourages or requires districts to address truancy or chronic absenteeism through the provision of comprehensive student support services.
Indiana Code 20-19-3-12.2 Reduction in absenteeism; policy priority; resources and guidance.
(b) The department shall provide resources and guidance to school corporations concerning evidence based practices and effective strategies that reduce absenteeism in schools. However, the department may not mandate a particular policy within a chronic absence reduction plan adopted by a school corporation or school.
Preventing Chronic Absenteesim & Truancy
List of tips to decrease rates of chronic absenteeism.