ERIC Number: ED366058
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Attendance Accounting and Reporting in California Public Schools.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
This manual presents the body of laws, regulations, and practices related to attendance accounting and reporting in California public schools. Following the introduction, section 1 presents information on compulsory attendance, including residency requirements, interdistrict transfers, exemptions, absences, and truancy. Section 2 provides guidelines for understanding school admission policy and immunization requirements. The third section describes the apportionment-calculation process in terms of absences, instructional time requirements, emergencies and apportionment credit, and apportionment consequences of interdistrict/interstate attendance. Section 4 outlines procedures unique to particular programs, such as adult education, public college attendance, continuation education, county community schools, home/hospital instruction, independent study, juvenile court schools, opportunity education, regional occupational centers and programs, weekend classes, vocational education, and year-round education. The final section offers guidelines for attendance reports and recordkeeping, including basic requirements, software approval, and audits. Two indexes are included. (LMI)
Descriptors: Accountability, Admission Criteria, Admission (School), Attendance, Attendance Records, Audits (Verification), Compliance (Legal), Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Public Schools, Recordkeeping, School Accounting
Bureau of Publications, Sales Unit, California State Department of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95812-0271 ($4.25; plus sales tax for California residents).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.