Elementary Student Faces Prosecution, Suspension After Missing School To See Solar EclipseA father who pulled his son out of school for three days to see the total solar eclipse. But now his son's school is threatening his ten-year-old with suspension and prosecution.
Elk Grove Educators Trying New Strategies To Battle Truancy 'Crisis'Attorney General Kamala Harris released a troubling report that claims more than one in five elementary school students had three or more unexcused absences last school year and nearly a quarter million missed at least 10 percent of their class days
California Elementary School Truancy Rates Up Slightly Despite PushCalifornia elementary school truancy rates are up slightly despite efforts by nearly all the state's school districts to implement improved practices to reduce absenteeism.
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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.
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.