(By authority conferred on the superintendent of public instruction by section 1301 of  
1976 PA 451, MCL 380.1301, and Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 1996-6 and  
1996-7, MCL 388.993 and MCL 388.994)  
R 340.1121 Attendance in school.  
Rule 1. (1) A pregnant or parenting student has the right to attend any school or program  
for which the student would otherwise qualify, including the right to remain in a regular  
school program and the right to participate fully in all school-related activities and  
(2) A pregnant or parenting student has the right to attend school in an environment free  
of discrimination and harassment.  
(3) A school district shall treat pregnancy and related medical conditions, services, or  
treatment and childbirth and recovery as it would treat any other medical condition.  
(4) School absences for a student’s pregnancy-related doctors’ appointments, medical  
treatment, or recovery or for childbirth shall be treated as any other medical reason for  
absence from school.  
(5) A pregnant or parenting student who meets the qualifications for homebound and  
hospitalized services under section 109 of 1979 PA 94, MCL 388.1709, shall have the  
same access as any student with a medical condition.  
(6) School authorities or other school personnel shall not order a pregnant or parenting  
student against the student’s will, or coerce the student, to withdraw from a school  
(7) A pregnant student under the compulsory school age may withdraw from a regular  
public school or program when her parent or legal guardian submits a signed request for  
the withdrawal and a certificate by a physician, registered to practice under the laws of  
this state, that the student is pregnant and that continued attendance in school may  
adversely affect her health or that of her child.  
History: 1979 AC; 2013 AACS; 2017 AACS.  
R 340.1122 Readmission to regular school program.  
Rule 2. A student who withdraws from a regular school program because of pregnancy  
shall be readmitted to the program upon her enrollment and shall be reinstated to the  
academic and extracurricular status that she held before her pregnancy-related leave  
History: 1979 AC; 2013 AACS; 2017 AACS.  
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R 340.1123 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 2013 AACS.  
R 340.1124 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 2013 AACS.  
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