The parent may be subject to prosecution and the student may be referred to truancy court if the student is absent 10 or more day s or parts of days within a six-month period. Home visits will begin as soon as September.
The Texas Education Code section 20.0915 requires a district to take at least one of the following actions:
- Impose a behavior improvement plan
- Impose school-based community service
- Refer the student to counseling, mediation, mentoring, teen court, or other in-school or out-of-school service aimed at addressing the truant behavior.