|Less than a high school diploma||$941,000|
|High school graduate||$1,266,000|
|Some college, no degree||$1,518,000|
(From KASB Forms Book)
PARENT CONSENT AND WAIVER FOR CHILD 16 OR OLDER TO BE EXEMPT
FROM COMPULSORY ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS.
I, (Name of Parent(s) or Person Acting As Parent) , understand that pursuant to Kansas law, (Name of Student) is required to attend school until he/she receives a high school diploma or general educational development (GED) credential or reaches the age of 18, whichever occurs first.
Pursuant to K.S.A. 72-3120, as amended, Unified School District No. ___ encourages ___ (Name of Student) to remain in school or to pursue an education alternative.
The academic skills listed below have not been achieved by ____ (Name of Student)__:
Based on (Source of Information) the difference in future earning power between a high school graduate and a high school drop out is ________________.
Name of Student) is encouraged to attend one of the following area alternative education programs in order to aid Name of Student in obtaining a high school diploma, a general education development credential, or other certification of completion, such as a career technical education industry certification:
(List any programs that may be available. Contact information for accredited private schools, virtual schools, and virtual programs can be found at http://www.ksde.org/Agency/Division-of-Learning-Services/Career-Standards-and-Assessment-Services/CSAS-Home/Graduation-and-Schools-of-Choice/Adult-Diploma-Completion/Information-For-Alternative-and-Adult-Learners. The statutory language suggests an "alternative learning plan" could also include extended learning opportunities such as independent study, private instruction, performing groups, internships, community service, apprenticeships, and online coursework.) _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
I (we), the undersigned, hereby give written consent to allow Name of Student , who is   years of age, to be exempt from the Kansas compulsory attendance requirement and state we have attended the final counseling session conducted by USD No. ___ in which the above information was presented to us.
Signature of Student Signature of Parent(s) or Person
Acting as Parent
Form updated: November 12, 2018