Why Hold Back Seniors for Attendance?

Shyanne S. Peters

A point has been made that if seniors have 10 absences, they will be unable to graduate. Why is this necessary? Are grades, test scores, projects, presentations, and essays not enough?  Why withhold a student from their future because of absences? We are human, no one is perfect. What is the true purpose behind this rule enforcement? The real question is, is the county really willing to hold back young people from opportunity and their future because of attendance?