• Request for Legal Absence from School for Student Travel

     
     
    • Circumstances sometimes necessitate absence from school for reasons other than sickness or death in the family.
    • As defined in the Tredyffrin/Easttown School District Regulation 5771, legal absence may be granted for student educational travel by the respective building principal for absences up to five (5) school days per year.
    • Any requests for absences for a longer duration may be granted by the Superintendent of Schools after the recommendation of the principal.
    • Approval may be granted pending review of the individual request, the specific educational value of the trip, and the student’s progress and attitude.
    • The principal will consult with the student’s teachers to evaluate these factors.
    • Requests for such long-term absences shall be received the the building principal two (2) weeks prior to the absence.