Have you recently heard about more parents being jailed in Rutherford County for failing to take their children to school? It is a concern among both educators and law enforcement. Judge Donna Scott Davenport stated...
Tennessee requires children ages 6-17 (inclusive) to attend school. Those who are 18 years or older are not required to attend school.
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The attendance section within the Division of Accountability in the State Department of Education may be able to provide you with further assistance. You may contact them at: http://www.tn.gov/education/dataquality/attendance.shtml.