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Truancies & Unexcused Absences

Truancies & Unexcused Absences

Reasons NOT acceptable for being absent from school and are considered truancies per

California Education Codes 46010 & 46010.5:

  1. Oversleeping/alarm clock not working
  2. Repairing car or household items
  3. Going to the beach, lake, river, mountains or desert, family vacations or reunions
  4. Visiting friends, baby-sitting, taking care of other family members
  5. Personal problems
  6. Bus not available/missing bus/lack of transportation
  7. College courses taken during school hours
  8. DMV or Driver Training appointments
  9. Going to work; including with parent or other family member
  10. Any reason not covered in the excused list

Students, who are absent for any of the reasons listed above, will receive an unexcused absence.