Louisiana sets stricter, standardized school-absence policy

09/21/2009 | Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.), The

Louisiana schools are toughening their stance on truancy, reducing the allowable number of annual unexcused absences for public high-school students from 15 to 10. A state education official said the change was meant to impress upon students the need for good attendance, both at school and in their careers. The policy also standardizes the state's accepted reasons for excused absences to eliminate confusion and inconsistency at school districts.

View Full Article in:

Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Business Development Analyst
Insight Education Group
Los Angeles, CA
Marketing Manager
Insight Education Group
Washington, DC or Los Angeles, CA
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Account Executive
NWEA
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Professional Development (PD) Staff Trainer
NWEA
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations