The White County Board of Education believes that attendance is a key factor in student achievement. The Board encourages every positive and innovative means, which will contribute to students’ regular attendance, recognizing that school personnel, parents, the community, and the students themselves share in the responsibility. Students are expected to be present and punctual each day that school is in session.
Parents may home school their own children pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated 49-6-3050. The Tennessee Department of Education requires that parents notify the local school system of the intention to home school.
Independent Home School Requirements
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a civil rights statute which provides: "No otherwise qualified individual with handicaps in the United States ... shall solely by reason of his/her handicap, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance." 29 USC 794.
White County Board of Education
David Copeland, Supervisor of Attendance/504 Coordinator