2020 Code of Alabama
Title 16 - Education.
Chapter 28 - School Attendance.
Article 1 - General Provisions.
- Section 16-28-1 - Definitions.
- Section 16-28-2 - Purposes of Article.
- Section 16-28-2.1 - Adoption of Standards for Mandatory Attendance Policy; Parents Held Accountable; Enforcement.
- Section 16-28-2.2 - Establishment of Program by Local Boards to Inform Parents of Educational Responsibilities.
- Section 16-28-3 - Ages of Children Required to Attend School; Exemption for Church School Students; Transfer Students.
- Section 16-28-3.1 - Guidelines and Procedures for Withdrawal From School; Dropout Prevention Program.
- Section 16-28-4 - Minimum Age at Which Child May Enter.
- Section 16-28-5 - Private Tutor.
- Section 16-28-6 - Children Exempt From Attending Public School.
- Section 16-28-7 - Report of Enrollment.
- Section 16-28-8 - Reports Required Must Be Furnished.
- Section 16-28-9 - List of Children Who Should Attend School - Required.
- Section 16-28-10 - List of Children Who Should Attend School - How Lists Prepared.
- Section 16-28-11 - Enrollment Report and List of Potential Students Compared.
- Section 16-28-12 - Person in Loco Parentis Responsible for Child's School Attendance and Behavior; Noncompliance; Local Boards to Promulgate Written Behavior Policy, Contents, Annual Distribution, Receipt to Be Documented; School Officials Required to Report Noncompliance; Failure to Report Suspected Violation; District Attorneys Vigorously to Enforce Provisions.
- Section 16-28-13 - Burden of Proof on Person in Loco Parentis.
- Section 16-28-14 - Habitual Truant.
- Section 16-28-15 - Absence Must Be Explained.
- Section 16-28-16 - Cases of Nonenrollment and Nonattendance; Withdrawal of Enrollment.
- Section 16-28-17 - When Child May Be Taken Into Custody.
- Section 16-28-18 - Record Kept by Attendance Officer.
- Section 16-28-19 - Attendance Districts.
- Section 16-28-20 - Compensation of Attendance Officers.
- Section 16-28-21 - Juvenile Court Jurisdiction.
- Section 16-28-22 - Prosecutions.
- Section 16-28-23 - Attendance Register and Rules and Regulations as Evidence.
- Section 16-28-24 - Church Schools May Waive Exemptions Specified in This Article.
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