An Independent Hearing Officer will conduct truancy hearings at the BCS Board Room.
District Truancy Prevention forms.
1). Letter to parents from the Belen Schools Superintendent.
2). "Truancy - First Step to a Lifetime of Problems," a look at how excessive absenteeism affects students.
3). "The Silent Epidemic," an in-depth picture of the dropout problem from the perspective of the students themselves. The students share what might have helped them complete their high school education.
4). NM Truancy Law Statutes
5). New NM State Law giving additional absences for Expectant and Parenting Students. 2pages
3-day and 5-day unexcused absence letters and Attendance Contract both in English and Spanish for school-level interventions.