Why is Attendance Important?

  • Attendance is critical at every step in a student’s educational journey, beginning in kindergarten and continuing through high school. Under HB5, there are additional consequences for students whose absences exceed 10 percent of class sessions. Not only does the student risk losing credit for the course, but a grade will not be issued until the parent addresses the problem with school personnel and finds out exactly what the child needs to recover credit.

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