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Crack Down on Truancy

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Crack Down on Truancy

Crack Down on Truancy

Crack Down on Truancy

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Anita Johnson of Youth Radio reports that one school district in California is cracking down on truants and their parents. When kids skip school, they're more likely to become drop-outs and more likely to commit crimes. Santa Clara County is ordering both kids and parents into court. The county is imposing fines and demanding that parents of repeat offenders take parenting classes.