Can you really go to court for school attendance?

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Schools are required to notify parents and guardians once a student accumulates three, six, and ten unexcused absences.  There are times when parents are not aware that their children have been absent from school.  Further, this gives parents an opportunity to correct the situation.  Once a child accumulates ten unexcused absences and the school meets the requirements of the law, the District Attorney's Office will be contacted to consider court action.  While it is possible to pursue court action, the main priority of CCS is to provide learning for all students.