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California Study: Truancy Data Shows Racial Divide

African-American elementary students in California were chronically truant at nearly four times the rate of all students during the last school year, according to a state report released Friday.

09/12/2014

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Students And Educators Happy About New School Attendance Push

Educators across the nation are using wake-up calls recorded by celebrities, weekend make-up classes and other creative strategies to convince students and parents that regular attendance matters — and not just for grades and achievement.

09/03/2012