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Compulsory Student Attendance and Student Accounting Department

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The Importance of School Attendance

Parents/Guardians are responsible for ensuring that their children attend school, every day, on time unless properly excused pursuant to NJ state law (NJSA 18A:38-25) and District Policy #5200.

Failure to cause a child to attend school regularly and on time can result in parent & child referral to municipal court for truancy and a fine. For further information please contact your child’s school or the Compulsory School Attendance and Student Accounting Department.

 

Student Attendance

 

 

Theodore “TJ” Best

Director of Student Attendance and Anti-Bullying
Office: (973) 321-2404
Mobile: (973) 330-7613
Fax: (973) 321-0399
Email: tbest@paterson.k12.nj.us

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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