FAA6.A Changes : 03 Effecting Changes : E Dependent School Attendance - Effecting Changes
Dependent School Attendance - Effecting Changes
Information on this page refers to the Nutrition Assistance program
Effecting changes in dependent school attendance.
Policy
Changes in deprivation do not apply to NA and Simplified Reporting.
For CA, school attendance of children six and older is a change reporting requirement for budgetary units assigned to Standard Reporting.
NOTE Children on break are still attending school when they intend to return to school after the break
The participant may claim good cause at any time. (For good cause policy and procedures, see CA PRA School Attendance Good Cause for Noncompliance.)
Verification
The participant has the primary responsibility for providing verification. (See Participant Responsibilities – Providing Verification for additional policy.)
When a child age six through 15 is no longer attending school, and the participant wishes to claim good cause for noncompliance, FAA may assist them in obtaining the necessary documents. Documents that may establish good cause include, and are not limited to, any of the following:
Attendance records
Documentation from school officials
Birth certificate
Doctor's statement
Probation or court records
Participant's statement
When a request for a good cause is received, FAA requests the verification and allows the participant ten calendar days from the date of the request to provide verification.
When a dependent child turns age 18 the required information for establishing school status, includes all of the following:
Full-time student status as defined by the school
Date of Completion of the course of study
Student status verification sources include, and are not limited to, any of the following:
The school or participant provides a completed Verification of School Attendance (FAA-0075A) form.
The worker completing a collateral contact with the school.
A participant's statement when verification from the school is not available.
Allow the participant ten calendar days from the date of the request to provide verification.
Legal Authorities
last revised 08/30/2021