• Truancy-Sluffing

    Failure to attend school all or part of the day without a parent or legal excuse (illness,

    doctor’s appointment, funeral in the immediate family). If a student leaves campus they

    become the responsibility of the parent/guardian. Consequences may include but are

    not limited to:

    a. Zeroes may be recorded for missed work and students may not be permitted to

    make up work for truancy.

    b. A “U” citizenship grade may be given for that trimester.

    c. Parent notification.

    d. Detention and/or school service learning

    e. Possible loss of credit for excessive truancy.

    f. Repeated offenses may be dealt with according to the Richmond City Truancy

    Ordinance 99-4, district policy, and/or state law.