18. The principal shall ascertain, in the manner determined by the school board, that students attend school regularly.
Where a student is repeatedly absent without a valid excuse, the principal or the person designated by him shall intervene with the student and his parents to come to an agreement with them and with the persons providing the school social services with respect to the most appropriate measures to remedy the situation.
When the intervention does not allow the situation to be remedied, the principal, after notifying the parents of the student in writing, shall report it to the director of youth protection.
1988, c. 84, s. 18; 1990, c. 8, s. 5.