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Tool Kit for Creating Your Own Truancy Reduction Program
(NCJ 217271) February 2007
Grant, 230 page(s)
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Provides an overview of truancy issues, its causes, and solutions to the problem. This tool kit outlines critical components of truancy programs such as family involvement, use of incentives and sanctions, developing a support network, and program evaluation. The tool kit examines the legal and economic implications of truancy and provides recommendations to courts, schools, State lawmakers, and researchers for addressing this issue.
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