501.14 Student Release During School Hours

On occasion students will be allowed to leave the District facilities during school hours only with prior authorization from their parent(s)/guardian(s), unless the parent(s)/guardian(s) appears personally at the student's attendance center to arrange for the release of the student during school hours, or with the permission of the principal/designee.

Approved reasons for release of a student during the school day will include, but not be limited to (illness, family emergencies, medical appointments, religious instruction, classes outside the student's attendance center, and other reasons determined appropriate by the principal/designee.

Students in 11th and 12th grade may be allowed to leave District facilities when they are not scheduled to be in class. Students who violate District rules may have this privilege suspended.

It is the responsibility of the Superintendent/designee, in conjunction with the principal/designee, to develop administrative regulations regarding this policy.

Legal Reference:
Iowa Code § 294.4 (2007).
281 I.A.C. 12.2(4).

Cross Reference:
501 Series: Student Attendance
503 Series: Student Behavior and Discipline
504 Series: Student Activities
506.01 Student Records Access

Adopted:
December 2, 1991

Reviewed:
November 16, 2009
May 19, 2014

June 17, 2019

Revised:
November 16, 2009
May 19, 2014

June 17, 2019