Truancy officers work with families, schools to get absent students back to class

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St. Louis Public Radio

Jan 31, 1:00 AM

Truancy officers work with families, schools to get absent students back to class

Chronic absenteeism, or truancy, is becoming an increasing focus of education policy. Several states have made it a measure of a school district’s academic success under new federal education guidelines known as the Every Student Succeeds Act.

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