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DC Council to Take Up Truancy Bill

The D.C. Council is taking up a bill that seeks to make parents more accountable for children who miss too much school.

05/07/2013

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DC Council Advances Bill For Parent Prosecution After School Absences

A bill cracking down on parents of children who miss too much school is headed to the full D.C. Council for a vote.

03/27/2013

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Low Attendance Mirrors Low Test Scores in D.C.

Councilmember David Catania participated in a roundtable discussion Thursday aimed at bringing awareness to soaring truancy rates in the public school system and the alarming effects they have on future success.

11/08/2012

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