Date Adopted: April 27, 1981
Date Revised: December 17, 1990
The Board affirms that while statute requires attendance of each student
only between the ages 8 and 17, it is in the best interest of both students
and the community that students complete the educational program that will
equip them with knowledge , skills and attitudes necessary
for effective participation in a democracy.
3. Delegation of Responsibility
The Board directs that whenever a student wishes to withdraw, effort should
be made to determine the underlying reason for such action and the resources
of the district used to assist the student in reaching his/her career goals.
No student of compulsory school age shall be permitted to withdraw
without the written consent of a parent and other justification.
The Superintendent shall develop procedures for withdrawal from school
which make counseling services available to any student who wishes to withdraw;
make every effort to satisfy the student's future educational needs; approve
the withdrawal of students attending college full time; help the student
define his/her own educational life goals and help plan the realization
of those goals; inform the student of the tests for General Educational
Development and the Certificate of Preliminary Education; point out to
the student the opportunities available in the armed forces; and assure
the timely return of all district-owned supplies and equipment in the possession
of the student.
State School Code: 24; Section 13-1326
Pennsylvania Code: 22; Section 11.4, Section 5.81 et seq., Section