if you go on a college visit on a school day, is that considered an excused absence?

Written by on October 24, 2017

A. Yes. According to the BOE Policy/Regulation 7110R:

The reasons and applicable documentation deemed acceptable for an excused absence when school is in session, include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Personal illness;
  2. Illness or death in the family;
  3. Impassable roads or weather;
  4. Required court appearances;
  5. Quarantine;
  6. Attendance at health clinics;
  7. Approved college visits;
  8. Military obligations;
  9. Religious observanceDisciplinary detention of incarcerated youth.

All other absences for any other reasons will be deemed unexcused absences.