Special Resource Material Developed by the Center

Title: About Policy and Practice Trends for Reducing Truancy (Policy Notes)

Description: School attendance is a predictor and precursor of academic success. We have explored this matter in some detail in a Center report entitled: School Attendance Problems: Are Current Policies & Practices Going in the Right Direction? The purpose of this brief document is to highlight some recent trends specifically related to truancy concerns.

Access at:   http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/pdfdocs/truancy.pdf  35kb; 4pp