Attendance and Your Driver's License
It is the intent of the Lakota Board of Education to encourage productive school attendance for all students, to discourage school drop-outs, and to utilize all effective measures to discourage the illegal use of drugs and alcohol among the youth of the community. Because of this, in the following circumstances, action will be taken that will result in the suspension of your driver's license.
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- Withdrawal from school - A student who withdraws from school for a reason other than a change of residence and who is not enrolled in and attending an approved program to obtain a diploma or its equivalent will have his/her name submitted to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles and the Butler County Juvenile Court by the superintendent.
- Excessive Absences - student who is excessively absent from school (absent without a legitimate excuse for 10 consecutive school day, or at least 15 total school days during any semester) will have his/her name reported to the authorities listed in point
- Expulsion - A student who is suspended and/or expelled from school for the use or possession of drugs or alcohol will have his/her name submitted to the authorities listed in point A. Notification of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles regarding withdrawal, excessive absences, or suspension/expulsion, as outlined above, shall result in the suspension of the student's driver's license until age eighteen. If the student has not been issued a temporary driving permit or a driver's license, the Bureau of Motor Vehicles shall deny such permits or license until the student becomes eighteen years of age. It is extremely important that you follow all attendance regulations and procedures in order to keep your driver's license or temporary permit.