Truancy is a problem all across the country and newspapers are finally drawing attention to the issue. The Hartford Courant takes a look at the problem, discovering that 2,000 local students are absent from school each day without excuses. But the story cites programs tackling chronic truancy, including Hartford’s Truancy Court Prevention Project. Last month we wote about truancy problems in Indianoplis.
A version of this news article first appeared in the Around the Web blog.