Taking Aim at Elementary School Truancy

Lawmakers are taking aim at elementary school truancy with a package of bills that would help families bring their kids to school and keep them there, but it would not remove the threat of arrest if they refuse to comply. In California, the bills were developed in the...

Empty Desks and Truancy

There are a lot of empty desks throughout the United States every year due to truancy. The costs are staggering – billions to schools, lost time and resources and most importantly the wasted student potential.   In a recent Los Angeles Times article, the state...