Leading educators have concluded that the key to children's education is active parental involvement. Many working parents face a tough dilemma trying to find a few hours off from work for a child's school-related event. Some states have helped by passing school visitation leave laws, which are summarized below. As always, check state and local laws for complete regulation language, and to ensure you stay on top of any recently approved changes.
State employees are entitled to eight hours of leave during any one calendar year for the purpose of attending or assisting with the educational activities of their child, stepchild, foster child, grandchild, ward, or a child in any other legal capacity where the employee is acting as parent, enrolled in pre-kindergarten through grade 12.
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