418.  PENALTIES FOR TARDINESS - Pg.

418.  PENALTIES FOR TARDINESS

1.        Purpose

School programs cannot commence, and students cannot be taught at prescribed times without the punctual and reliable attendance of the professional staff. Therefore, a prerequisite for efficient performance of professional duties is the punctual commencement and proper completion of assigned and extracurricular duties.

2.        Authority

Timely attendance by District employees is a matter of concern to the Board. That concern is expressed through the Board's direction to the Superintendent and District staff as to how tardiness and attendance will be treated.

3.        Delegation of         Responsibility

It shall be the responsibility of the Superintendent to assess penalties when a professional employee fails to meet attendance requirements.

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