California Attorney General Unveils New Effort To Support Child Welfare, Juvenile JusticeCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris called on officials Thursday in every county across the state to help safeguard child welfare and juvenile justice systems.
Pasadena Lawmaker Targets 'Truancy Crisis' Among Elementary Students A Pasadena lawmaker Monday joined California Attorney General Kamala Harris to unveil legislation that aims to tackle what officials are calling a "truancy crisis" in elementary schools statewide.
Study: LAUSD Truancy Tickets Plunge, But Racial Disparity LingersThe number of truancy citations issued to students by Los Angeles Unified School District police has plunged over the last four years, according to a new study.
Calif. Attorney General: One Million Elementary School Students TruantOne million elementary school students were truant last year, costing the state an estimated $46 billion and starting students on a cycle directly linked to crime, social services and public health problems in later years, according to California Attorney General Kamala Harris.
Glendale Unified Hires Local Company To Monitor Students’ Social Media PostsThe Glendale Unified School District has hired a Hermosa Beach company to monitor public social media posts made by its students to find out when teens are in trouble or causing it.
6 OC Parents Arrested For Allowing Children To Be Chronically Truant From School Orange County authorities have arrested six local parents for allowing their children to be chronically truant from school.
Parents, School Officials Push City Council To Cut Fines For Truant LAUSD Students Students, parents and school district officials have complained the penalties could have a negative effect on attendance.
Long Beach Mother Arrested In Son’s TruancyA Long Beach mother faced charges Friday after her son missed more than 50 days of school, according to police.
Truancy Crackdown Lands OC Parents In Jail A truancy crackdown in Orange County is ending up with parents who allow their kids to skip school now behind bars.
Moreno Valley Truancy Sweep Nets 66 StudentsMore than five-dozen students enrolled in Moreno Valley schools were caught ditching class and slapped with citations ranging from $100 to $500 during a truancy sweep.
GPS To Track Truant Students In AnaheimCall it a last-ditch effort to tackle truancy in Orange County.