The Board shall appoint the principal from each school building to serve as the building's truancy officer.


The truancy officer shall investigate the cause of a student's truancy and attempt to ensure the student's attendance.  The truancy officer may take the student into custody. The truancy officer shall attempt to contact the student's parents when the student is taken into custody.


Legal Reference:                       Neb. Statute 79-208 and 209


Cross Reference:                      503.04 Truancy - Unexcused Absences




























Policy                                                                           COLUMBUS PUBLIC SCHOOLS

adopted:     _  3/13/06     __                                         Columbus, Nebraska

                                                                                    Reviewed 11/9/09