Board Policy #S-5112.3

New Haven Unified School District
STUDENT POLICIES

STUDENT LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Upon request, the Governing Board may grant student leaves of absence in accordance with law for the purpose of supervised travel, study, training, or work not available to the student under another educational option. Such leave may be granted to a student 15 years of age or older in the regular program and to a student between the ages of 16 and 18 in the continuation program.

No more than one percent of the students enrolled and attending a school shall be granted a leave of absence during any school year. (Education Code 48232 and 48416)

(cf. 6158 Independent Study)
(cf. 6184 Continuation Education)

Legal Reference:

CALIFORNIA EDUCATION CODE
48232 Leave of absence for students aged 15 at time of commencement of leave
48416 Leave of absence for students aged 16 to 18 inclusive
Civil Code 60-63 Emancipated minors

First Reading
February 1, 1994
May 20, 2008

Second Reading
March 1, 1994
June 3, 2008

Administrative Regulation for Board Policy 5112.3