LEA School Attendance Barriers and McKinney-Vento Screener

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Schools have legal obligations under Pennsylvania’s truancy laws to identify and address barriers to student attendance during the School Attendance Improvement Conference. This conference must take place prior to any referral to truancy court and no later than after a student has six unexcused absences.   Schools can use this tool to identify attendance barriers and take action steps to be in compliance with truancy laws once a barrier is identified

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