Tool Kit for Creating Your Own Truancy Program

Includes an overview of research on truancy, including extent of the problem, consequences, contributing factors, and programs that have improved school attendance; addresses legal and economic issues of truancy and addressing the problem; and provides a list of references and resources to aid in engaging parents and communities and finding alternatives to juvenile court, among other issues.

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