on January 22, 2012 at 7:50 am / in EDUCATION

The Problems of Student Truancy

By: Dr. Jamila Williams Truancy, described as missing school without permission, is a growing problem in today’s schools. Truancy is a problem for the entire society. Problematic truancy can lead to lowered student achievement, delinquency, drug involvement, and even early pregnancy. A student’s truancy can signal low attachment to school and produce negative relationships with peers who also have issues […]

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