About this Form
Form number: 560-26A
Audience: Parents/Guardians, School Staff, Students
Last revised: June 2016
INSTRUCTIONS: Students with five unlawful absences in a class will automatically be notified to submit an appeal of the recording of their absences if they or their parents/guardians believe any absence was recorded incorrectly, or develop an attendance intervention plan with their counselors/administrators.
a. An appeal and/or attendance intervention plan may be initiated by the student, parent/guardian, or counselor/administrative team.
b. The counselor/administrative team will consult with the teacher regarding requirements for make-up work and will communicate the information to the student and the student’s parent/guardian.
c. Attendance appeal and intervention plan forms will be available at the counseling and administrative offices and on the MCPS website.
d. An administrator will review and sign off on the intervention plan.
e. If a student does not complete either an appeal of attendance recording or an attendance intervention plan and/or continues to be further unlawfully absent, the student will be considered to be in danger of receiving a failing grade in that course.
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