VII. ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES GRADES 9-12
Final course grades of students shall not be penalized because of absences if the following conditions are met:
Students may lose credit for any class in which they have excessive unexcused absences. Excessive absences are defined as absences that exceed three (3) absences in a course that earns one-half (1/2) unit of credit and five (5) absences in a course that earns one (1) unit of credit. Each school shall establish a School Attendance Committee appointed by the principal and chaired by an administrator. The School Attendance Committee will consider the following in their recommendations:
Eligibility for credit may be restored if recommended by the School Attendance Committee. The principal has the final decision on this matter.
Students losing credit may participate in the extended year program (ESSO) through SPICE. Students must make up time for time missed. Students will receive the grade awarded in the regular program upon completing “time for time missed”