Agenda Item
Meeting Date:
9/13/2018 - 6:30 PM  
Category:
APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA  
Type:
Action  
Subject:
Religious Exemption  
ACPS Division Objective :
 
Policy:
JEG - Exclusions and Exemptions from School Attendance  
Enclosure:
 
File Attachment:
 
Summary:
The parents maintain that their religious beliefs are in conflict with the provisions of the compulsory attendance statute. State Code 22.1-254.B.1 states that a School Board shall excuse from attendance at school any pupil who, together with his parents, by reason of bona fide religious training, is conscientiously opposed to attendance at school.  
Funding:
 
Recommendation
Approve the request for exemption from compulsory attendance for the current school year in accordance with Policy JEG.  
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Carolyn Herget - Office Associate
Signed By:  
Ashby Kindler - Coordinator of Federal Programs
Signed By:  
Dr. Matt Haas - Superintendent