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Alabama schools prepare to monitor juvenile sex offenders


December 16, 2018

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama education officials plan to create a model policy so that all public school systems are ready to monitor student sex offenders in two years.

State Superintendent Eric Mackey says that each local education authority can use it as their own policy by the 2020-2021 school year.

Alabama's mandatory attendance law means that local boards of education must ensure that children younger than 16 in their districts are enrolled in some form of schooling — whether public, private, parochial schools or home-schooled, The Montgomery Advertiser reported .

Mackey said t...

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