The school district shall consider an extended family excursion or vacation, which requires the absence of children from school as a lawful absence if the trip meets the following stipulations:
- The trip shall be conducted only under the direct supervision and int he company of the parent or guardian or by an adult person acceptable to the Superintendent and the parents of the pupils concerned.
- Prior to the trip, the details of the trip shall be presented in writing to the principal of the school of attendance so that the principal is aware of the purpose, duration and destination of the trip.
- The administration shall decide on the educational value of the trip to the child and shall indicate to the parents whether the absence will be considered unlawful.
- The students and/or parents will be responsible for obtaining all assignments and for completing all work covered during the absence.