Principal’s Plan for Restoring Credit or Final Grade ~ 2019-2020
According to Texas State law, each student must be in attendance 90 percent of the days the class is offered. The implementation of the Attendance for Credit Initiative is to ensure that all students are in attendance 90 percent of the time a class is offered to certify successful accrual of credit or final grade.
Students who are passing their classes, but have excessive absences, will have the opportunity to restore credit or final grade for their classes by completing a principal’s plan.
The Principal’s Plan to Restore Credit or Final Grade will be implemented for students whose attendance drops below 90 percent but is at least 75 percent of the days the class is offered. The student must be earning a passing grade and have completed all classwork and homework associated with excessive absences.
- Warning letters
When the student reaches absences equal to five percent of the days any class is offered, a warning letter will be sent to the campus for delivery to the parent or guardian.
- Violation letters
When the student reaches absences equal to ten percent of the days any class is offered, a violation letter will be sent to the parent or guardian via postal mail that their child may lose credit or final grade for the course due to attendance. However, the student may be eligible to participate in the principal’s plan.
- Reminder letters (elementary and middle)
will be distributed to the parent or guardian at the 27th absence.