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The Ohio General Assembly Mandates Notification To Parents When Students Are Absent

House Bill 66 creates mandatory notification procedures when a student is absent from a public school. The Act requires all public schools to make at least one attempt to notify the parents, guardians, or caretakers of a student who is absent from school without a legitimate excuse within the first 120 minutes of the start of the school day.

House Bill 66 takes effect on April 4, 2019.

The Final Analysis of House Bill 66 can be found here.

Authors: Matthew John Markling, Patrick Vrobel, and John T. Sulik, Jr.

Note: This blog entry does not constitute – nor does it contain – legal advice. Legal jurisprudence is like the always changing Midwestern weather. As a result, this single blog entry cannot substitute for consultation with a McGown & Markling attorney. If legal advice is needed with respect to a specific factual situation, please feel free to contact a McGown & Markling attorney.

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