§ 10-184 Duties of parents. School attendance age requirements
§ 10-184a Special education programs or services for children educated in a home or private school
§ 10-184b Waiver provisions not applicable to equivalent instruction authority of parents
§ 10-185 Penalty
§ 10-186 Duties of local and regional boards of education re school attendance. Hearings. Appeals to state board. Establishment of hearing board. Readmission. Transfers
§ 10-187 Appeal from finding of hearing board
§ 10-188 Private schools and instruction
§ 10-193 Certificate of age for minors in certain occupations
§ 10-194 Penalty
§ 10-195 Evidence of age
§ 10-196 Agents
§ 10-197 Penalty for employment of child under fourteen
§ 10-198 False statement as to age
§ 10-198a Policies and procedures concerning truants
§ 10-198b State Board of Education to define “excused absence”, “unexcused absence” and “disciplinary absence”
§ 10-198c Attendance review teams
§ 10-198d Chronic absenteeism prevention and intervention plan
§ 10-198e Identification of truancy intervention models
§ 10-199 Attendance officers. Duties
§ 10-200 Habitual truants
§ 10-201 Fees for arresting truants
§ 10-202 Warrant and hearing
§ 10-202e Policy on dropout prevention
§ 10-202f Dropout prevention grant program

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 168 - School Attendance and Employment of Children

  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.