Truancy Reduction

Truancy Reduction


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Chronically truant students (i.e., those who miss 18 or more days of school per year), suffer extensive consequences. Reducing truancy can improve academic success, decrease dropout rates, and improve student engagement.

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Outside Resources

National Center for School Engagement List of Reduction Programs

The National Center for School Engagement provides a list of over 200 truancy reduction programs. This list is searchable and sortable.

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Tackling Truancy

This infographic addresses impacts, root causes, and common responses to truancy, as well as what works in addressing truancy.

Tackling Truancy