Washington Compulsory Education Laws
|Code Section||28A.225.01 0; 090|
|Age at Which School Attendance is Required||Between 8 and 18|
|Exceptions to Attendance Requirements||Enrolled in private school; home-based instruction; physically/mentally incapable of attending; child is 16 or older and legally employed or has met graduation requirements or has received certificate of educational competence|
|Home School Provisions||Instruction in occupational education, science, math, language, social studies, history, health, writing, reading, spelling, and appreciation for art and music; must be supervised by certified person or by a parent with 45 college level credit hours|
|Penalties on Parents for Noncompliance||$25 for each day of unexcused absence and/or community service; attendance officer may, through school district's attorney, petition juvenile court to assume jurisdiction|
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