Truancy and Parent Contributing to Non-attendance

If a student, age 12 – 18, is absent without excuse for 10 or more days or parts of days within a six month period, the parent is subject to prosecution and the student is subject to referral to truancy court.

If a student younger than 12 , is absent without excuse for 10 or more days or parts of days within a six month period, the parent is subject to prosecution but the student is not subject to referral to truancy court.

TEC 25.095

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