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A Thoughtful Approach to Truancy Prevention Doesn’t Just Target Poor Children

A Thoughtful Approach to Truancy Prevention Doesn’t Just Target Poor Children

2015-03-30 00:00:00

Our state can’t come up with a consistent definition for truancy. Yet many lawmakers do agree that children in poor families who fail to come to school should be dealt with more severely than their counterparts in more affluent households. That is the consequence of HB 4014, a bill that would end cash assistance to needy families of children who are declared chronically truant by their school district.

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March 30, 2015 Truancy
Our state can’t come up with a consistent definition for truancy. Yet many lawmakers do agree that children in poor families who fail to come to school should...
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