ERIC Number: ED542358
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1935
Reference Count: 0
Compulsory School Attendance Laws and Their Administration. Bulletin, 1935, No. 4
Deffenbaugh, Walter S.; Keesecker, Ward W.
Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior
This study has been prepared to help answer questions frequently asked regarding certain features of the compulsory school attendance laws in the several States, as compulsory school ages, exemptions provided, amount of attendance required, qualifications of attendance officers, State supervision of attendance enforcement, and other provisions for administering the attendance laws. The legislative enactments on certain features of school attendance are summarized in the text and a digest of some of the features of the attendance law in each of the States is appended. (Contains 6 tables and 43 footnotes.) [Best copy available has been provided.]
Descriptors: Educational History, School Law, School Attendance Legislation, Compulsory Education, Educational Legislation, State Legislation, State Agencies, Educational Policy, State Policy, Public Schools, Educational Administration, State Boards of Education, School Districts, Administrators, Elementary Secondary Education, Compliance (Legal), Census Figures, Rural Schools, Average Daily Attendance, Enrollment, Educational Principles, Educational Trends, Truancy, Attendance Patterns, Child Labor, Profiles
Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: United States Department of the Interior, Office of Education (ED)