Taking attendance the virtual way
August 2, 2020
How do schools take attendance when doing distance learning? The Oklahoma School Code requires students to meet minimum levels of attendance. The State Department of Education has determined that an instructional day is required to offer a minimum of six hours of instructional activity per day. School funding is also based on student attendance.
During the special meeting Wednesday, the Alva Board of Education adopted a virtual attendance policy to address this issue. District Curriculum Director Shane Feely told the board that attendance will be based on completion of each day’s assignme...