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501.09 Student Absences – Unexcused


Any absence from school or a class, including tardies, which are not approved by the building principal or its designee shall be unexcused absences.  Students are subject to disciplinary action for unexcused absences.  All work missed due to unexcused absences may be made up with credit, provided the student makes up the work on time.  It shall be the responsibility of the student to initiate a procedure with the students' teacher to complete the work missed.



Date of Last Review:  October 14, 2019

Date of Revision:

October 14, 2019 




Legal References:

259A, 279.8, 279.10, 279.11, 280.3, 280.14,        

282.3, 282.4, 282.5, Chapter 299, Chapter 299A,        

Code of Iowa; 281 I.A.C. 12.3(6)