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Document Number: 9231

State Policy Approaches to Reducing Truancy PDF - This ECS StateNote examines state truancy policy to determine: (1) When an "absence" becomes "truancy"; (2) Distinctions between early grades upper grades; (3) Consequences for parents and secondary-level students; (4) How schools are being held accountable for encouraging and enforcing attendance; and (5) How schools are being more proactive to end truancy. (Dinah Frey, Education Commission of the States, March 2011)...
Author: Dinah Frey
Publication: StateNote
Publisher: Education Commission of the States


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