Behind the Headline: NY study says punishment doesn’t solve absenteeism

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NY study says punishment doesn’t solve absenteeism
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Winter 2011 | Education Next

A study from New York City, where 40 percent of high school students are chronically absent, finds that bringing parents to family court is not the best way to combat truancy. An article by June Kronholz that appears in the Winter 2011 issue of Ed Next looks at the causes of truancy and some other approaches to fighting it.

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