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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.
4503.14.3
The following are the accepted absences
for determination of excused and for con-
dition of licensing for Privilege of Operation of Motor Vehicles.
4503.14.3.1
Illness or injury of the student requiring physician’s verification.
4503.14.3.2
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.
4503.14.3.3
Illness of the student verified by the parents/guardian not to exceed three (3)
consecutive or five (5) total days per semester/term. Verification by a physician shall be
required if absences exceed three (3) consecutive days.
4503.14.3.4
Illness or injury in family when student absence verified as essential by phy-
sician.
4503.14.3.5
Calamity, such as fire in the home, flood, or family emergency upon ap-
proval by the school principal.
4503.14.3.6
Death in the family, limit three (3) days for each occurrence except for ex-
traordinary circumstances. “Family” defined as mother, father, brother, sister, grand-
mother, grandfather, aunt, uncle, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, brother’s children, sister’s
children, student’s child(ren), or any person living in the same household.
4503.14.4 Leaves of educational value adhering to these stipulations:
Prior approval of school administrator
Prior submission and approval of educational plan upon student’s return
Leave not to exceed ten (10) days-verification of implementation of the educa-
tion plan upon student’s return
Leave to extend more than ten (10) days requires county board approval.