Can my child stop going to school at the age of 16?
The state laws says that no child can be withdrawn from school under the age of 18 unless the student is 16 and the parent and student have attended a counseling session at the school and the parent has signed a disclaimer consenting for the child to drop out. If the child is receiving special educational services and is under an IEP, the student is not eligible to withdraw at the age of 16.

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1. What does truancy mean?
2. What constitutes a student being truant?
3. What is an unexcused / unverified absence?
4. My child has been turned in for truancy. Now what?
5. We received a letter for the truancy program. What do we do now?
6. We received a court summons for a truancy hearing. What will happen next?
7. Can my child stop going to school at the age of 16?
8. I want my child to go to school but I’m having problems getting him/her motivated to go. What do I do?
9. What is the cost for the Truancy Intervention Program?