§ 159.010 Parent or custodian to send child to school — Age limits for compulsory attendance — Local board of education may adopt policy extending compulsory attendance requirements to age 18 — All local boards to extend age limit upon adoption of policy b
§ 159.020 Transferring child from one district to another
§ 159.030 Exemptions from compulsory attendance
§ 159.035 Participation in 4-H activities and ten days of military basic training to be considered attendance — Excused absence for educational enhancement — Appeal of denial of excused absence — Exception for testing periods — Excused absences for deploy
§ 159.040 Attendance at private and parochial schools
§ 159.051 Loss of license or permit by student for dropping out of school or for academic deficiency
§ 159.070 Attendance districts — Enrollment permitted in school nearest home
§ 159.075 Pre-enrollment and preadmission of child whose parent or guardian is transferred to military installation or is returning to the state after being separated from the military
§ 159.080 Director of pupil personnel and assistants
§ 159.090 Directors of pupil personnel for united districts
§ 159.130 Powers of directors of pupil personnel
§ 159.140 Duties of director of pupil personnel or assistant
§ 159.150 Definitions of truant and habitual truant — Attendance record requirements — Adoption of truancy policies by local school boards — Implementation of early intervention and prevention programs
§ 159.160 Attendance reports to superintendent
§ 159.170 Withdrawals and transfers — Teachers to investigate and report — Collection and dissemination of student records
§ 159.180 Parents responsible for children’s violations
§ 159.250 Nature of census
§ 159.270 False report of census prohibited
§ 159.990 Penalties

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 159 - Compulsory Attendance

  • 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.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Directors: when applied to corporations, includes managers or trustees. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • 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.
  • Foreign: when applied to a corporation, partnership, limited partnership, business trust, statutory trust, or limited liability company, includes all those incorporated or formed by authority of any other state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • 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.
  • Mediation: means a nonadversarial process in which a neutral third party encourages and helps disputing parties reach a mutually acceptable agreement. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • United States: includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of
    Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.