State Education Law permits legal absences or tardiness sonly for the following reasons:
Absence or tardiness for any other reason is considered illegal. Parents are requested to advise the school by telephone when a child is absent. A written excuse, signed by the parent, is necessary when the student returns to school from an absence or tardiness.
Parents should emphasize the harmful effects of frequent absence or tardiness. Along with developing careless work habits, loss of instructional time occurs. Parents are urged to give this matter serious attention.