Due to a dramatic spike in unexcused absences this past spring, principal Alan Goodwin and other principals from around the county are attempting to implement a stricter attendance policy.
As of now, the only penalty for skipping class is a zero for work due on days of unexcused absences. But this penalty doesn’t seem to deter many students from skipping class, especially on days when there is no formal assessment.
“With this year’s attendance policy, it gave me more peace of mind when I skipped class,” an anonymous student said...
Saturday, June 18, 2011
black&white: Principals in favor of stricter attendance policy in the fall