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  • When it comes down to how absences affect a student’s on-time graduation or their failure to graduate, there’s no difference between excused and unexcused absences.  A student is either present in class or not.  It’s not about why a student is absent; rather, it’s that a student is absent and missing valuable instructional time.

    Let’s work together for your children’s success.  When your children see that parents and schools are working together, they will understand that education is a top priority at school and at home and that attendance really matters?

    For more information about school attendance laws and policies, contact RichlandOne Social Services office at 803-231-6757.