2013 Vermont Statutes
Title 16 Education
Chapter 25 ATTENDANCE AND DISCIPLINE
§ 1121 Attendance by children of school age required


16 V.S.A. § 1121 What's This?

1121. Attendance by children of school age required

A person having the control of a child between the ages of six and 16 years shall cause the child to attend a public school, an approved or recognized independent school, an approved education program, or a home study program for the full number of days for which that school is held, unless the child:

(1) is mentally or physically unable so to attend; or

(2) has completed the tenth grade; or

(3) is excused by the superintendent or a majority of the school directors as provided in this chapter; or

(4) is enrolled in and attending a postsecondary school, as defined in subdivision 176(b)(1) of this title, which is approved or accredited in Vermont or another state. (Amended 1965, No. 46, 1, eff. May 5, 1965; 1967, No. 55; 1981, No. 151 (Adj. Sess.), 2; 1987, No. 97, 2, eff. June 23, 1987; 1989, No. 44, 5, eff. June 1, 1990; 1999, No. 113 (Adj. Sess.), 3; 2009, No. 44, 35, eff. May 21, 2009.)

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