Sec. 20 . (a) An accurate daily record of the attendance of each student who is subject to compulsory school attendance under this chapter shall be kept by every public and nonpublic school.
(b) In a public school, the record shall be open at all times for inspection by:
(1) attendance officers;
(2) school officials;
(3) agents of the department of labor;
(4) security police officers appointed under IC 36-8-3-7 ; and
(5) school corporation police officers appointed under IC 20-26-16.
Every teacher shall answer fully all lawful inquiries made by an attendance officer, a school official, an agent of the department of labor, a security police officer appointed under IC 36-8-3-7 , or a school corporation police officer appointed under IC 20-26-16.
(c) In a nonpublic school, the record shall be required to be kept solely to verify the enrollment and attendance of a student upon request of the:
(1) state superintendent; or
(2) superintendent of the school corporation in which the nonpublic school is located.
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