Florida district could crack down on student attendance

07/21/2010 | St. Petersburg Times (Fla.)

Responding to complaints from teachers about student attendance, Florida's Pinellas County school superintendent has proposed a more rigid policy intended to make sure students go to class. Under the proposal, students with high attendance and good grades could opt out of final exams. The draft policy also would count students absent for missing most of a class or being late to class three days in a row.

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