Any student fifteen (15) years of age or older who becomes deficient in attendance shall be reported to the Department of Safety for driver's license revocation.
A student shall be deemed deficient in attendance when he/she drops out of school or has ten (10) consecutive or fifteen (15) days total unexcused absences during a single semester.
Suspensions shall be considered unexcused absences.
The principal shall be responsible for notifying in writing the Supervisor of Student Services and the parents of the student of any such action taken by the school. The Director of Schools or Supervisor of Student Services shall notify the Department of Safety. (TCA 49-6-3017; TCA 55-50-502; TCA 55-50-511 through 514)