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4503.14.4.1
School approved curricular or extra-curricular activities.
4503.14.4.2
Legal obligations with verification.
4503.14.4.3
Failure of bus to run or extremely hazardous conditions.
4503.14.4.4
Observance of religious holidays.
4503.14.4.5
Handicapped student’s absences should be addressed in accordance with
Policy 2419, Regulations for the Education of Exceptional Students.
4503.14.4.6
Excused Student Absences - Absences that result from school-approved cur-
ricular/co-curricular activities; failure of the bus to run/hazardous conditions, SAT Plan,
IEP or 504 Plan and other county board approved excused absences.
4503.14.4.7
“Documented chronic medical condition” means any physical or mental
condition that may require multiple or regular absences. This condition must be docu-
mented annually with a valid physician’s note that explains the condition and anticipated
impact on attendance. The necessity for the absences must be approved and reviewed
quarterly by the SAT, IEP or 504 team (See §5.3.3.d). Such absence(s) shall be consid-
ered an allowable deduction for purposes of §126-81-5.2 of this policy.
4503.14.4.8
“Documented disability” means any mental or physical impairment that
substantially limits one or more major life activities and is documented annually with a
valid physician’s note that explains the disability and anticipated impact on attendance.
The necessity for the absences must be approved and reviewed quarterly by the SAT,
IEP, or 504 team (See § 5.3.3.d). Such absence(s) shall be consider an allowable deduc-
tion for purposes of § 126-81-5.2 of this policy.
4503.14.5 The following is the identified review processes for the reinstatement of the
driver’s permit/license.
4503.14.5.1
Reinstatement requests related to withdrawal for unexcused absences shall
be reviewed at the end of the semester following that in which the student obtained zero
unexcused absences.
4503.14.5.2
Reinstatement requests related to failure to make satisfactory academic pro-
gress shall be reviewed at the end of each school year for the purpose of reinstating the
Driver’s Eligibility Certificate.