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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education
Agenda Item

Meeting Date
March 28, 2017

Agenda Item Title
First Reading on Proposed Amendments to Policy JHBB, "Attendance Monitoring/Accounting"

Correlation to Board of Education Vision, Mission & Core Beliefs
Providing all students with the opportunity to perform to their fullest potential and ensuring that there is no discernable difference between the achievement levels of students by race, gender or economic level

Staff Present

​Brian Schultz

Main Points

​Proposed amendments to Policy JHBB, "Attendance," are before the Board for First Reading.  The proposed amendments primarily update the policy to align with current CMS practices and staff responsibilities for handling student attendance and truancy cases.  A brief summary of the North Carolina Compulsory Attendance statute has also been added.  The proposed amendments were considered by the Policy Committee on March 14, 2017 and were approved by three of the four members (one member was absent). 

Fiscal Implications

Agenda Item Type
reports/information items