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Document Number: 8842

Getting Teenagers Back to School: Rethinking New York State's Response to Chronic Absence - This policy brief looks at New York Stateís practices responding to chronically absent teenagers, particularly reporting and investigating a teenís parent or guardian to the child protective system for allegations of educational neglect. Vera proposes that New York rethink this response to teens missing too much school and develop more effective alternatives. (Vera Institute of Justice, October 2010)...


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