When a student is absent with the knowledge or consent, stated or implied, of the parent/guardian, for other than excused reasons. Such absences as the following come under this heading: “visiting,” “vacation,” “shopping,” “baby sitting,” “work,” “overslept,” etc.
Students who fail to attend full time day instruction will be in violation of Section 3205, Subdivision 1-C of the Education Law of the State of New York.
When a student, whose parent/ guardian expect him to be in school, does not attend for other than excused reasons. Unexcused absences should be avoided. Truancy and unlawful detention are violations of law under the New York State Family Court Act. Such absences may carry a disciplinary consequence by the school.
When a student arrives at school after his/her designated time without a written legal excuse (see above).