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4502.9 Licensing for privilege of Motor Vehicles Operation
Verification of Enrollment Forms for the privilege of obtaining a driver’s permit/
license shall be granted to a student who is in satisfactory standing with regard to attendance,
behavior, and academic progress.
For purposes of denying a permit/license the following applies:
Withdrawal from school is defined as not attending school for more than ten
(10) consecutive or fifteen (15) days total unexcused absences during the school year.
Satisfactory academic progress is defined as a student must earn five (5) cred-
its per year, three (3) of which must be from core subjects, to allow for graduation in five
years based on the graduation requirements of the state set forth in 126CSR42, WVBE
Policy 2510: Assuring the Quality of Education, Regulations for Education Programs.
Suspension pursuant to W. Va. Code 18A-5-1b which includes the following
behaviors when committed on the premises of an education facility, at a school-sponsored
function, or on a school bus:
a. assault and/or battery of school employees,
b. possessing deadly weapons,
c. sale of a narcotic drug,
d. committing an act or engaging in conduct that would constitute a felony under
W. Va. code if committed by an adult, and/or,
e. unlawfully possessing a controlled substance governed by the uniform controlled
substances act as described in W. Va. Code 60-1.1 et seq.
The following are the accepted absences
for determination of excused and for condi-
tion of licensing for Privilege of Operation of Motor Vehicles.
Illness or injury of the student requiring physician’s verification.
Medical and/or dental appointment which cannot be scheduled outside the
school day when the absence is verified in writing by the physician or dentist.