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Students attending GCCS may work while they attend school, provided they obtain a valid employment certificate and do not work in excess of the number of hours prescribed by law.
Students 14- and 15-years of age may not work:
Students 16- and 17 years of age may not work:
The building principal may issue an employment certificate. Students must apply for an employment certificate on a form prescribed by the commissioner of education. Along with the application, they must submit proof of age; written consent from their parent or guardian; and certification of physical fitness.
The school official who issued a student's employment certificate can revoke it for good cause, and if the student fails four or more courses in one semester.