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(a) Each nonpublic school shall establish an attendance policy designed to accurately determine when a child who is enrolled in a nonpublic school has an unexcused absence, which may differ from the policy of the school district in which the child resides. The policy shall, at a minimum, conform to the provisions of this act relating to compulsory attendance but may contain additional criteria for determining when a student is determined to be deemed truant or habitually truant. The policy shall also contain actions prescribed by the nonpublic school in response to a determination of truant or habitually truant which may include expulsion.
(b) At such time that the child is deemed habitually truant as defined in section 1326, 1 the venue for the filing of a citation or referral under section 1333.1 shall be based upon the residence of the child and executed by the school district of residence. A nonpublic school may participate in a proceeding under sections 1333.1, 1333.2 and 1333.3 2 in person, by phone conferencing, by video conferencing or by any other electronic means.
(c) The following sections shall apply to nonpublic schools:
(1) Section 1326.
(2) Section 1327. 3
(3) This section.
(4) Section 1329. 4
(5) Section 1330. 5
(6) Section 1332. 6
(7) Section 1333. 7
(8) Section 1333.1.
(9) Section 1333.2.
(10) Section 1333.3.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Pennsylvania Statutes Title 24 P.S. Education § 13-1327.3. Attendance policy at nonpublic schools - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/pa/title-24-ps-education/pa-st-sect-24-13-1327-3/
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