2019-2020 Eating Disorder Fact Sheet
Eating Disorders are behaviors that can lead to serious health problems. These behaviors can begin as a child and affect both girls and boys. When discovered early, eating disorders are treatable. In 2013, Virginia passed a law requiring every school system provide information to parents annually about eating disorders. This information is given to parents of students in the fifth through twelfth grades.
Absences Add Up! When to send your child to school
While regular, daily attendance is important, there are times of the year that students are likely to develop colds, flu, or other infectious illnesses. This resource identifies occasions when it is best that students stay home and recover from their illnesses. It includes practical tips for parents with concerns about their children’s health..
Civic Engagement Absences
Parents of students in grades 7-12 may request one partial-day absence for civic engagement activities, such as legislative visits, awareness walks, nonprofit support, or advocacy efforts by submitting a prearranged absence form.