Truants sentence example
Truants at secondary schools said they truants at secondary schools said they truanted because they were bored with school.
However, despite a raft of punitive measures designed to bring persistent truants to book, the problem refuses to go away.
This will now target more than 10,000 serial truants who account for 1 in 5 of all instances of truancy in England.
The do-gooders continued to protest despite reports flooding in from around the country of regular truants being hauled off to school by shocked parents.
We recognize that a group of children at particular disadvantage are those who are excluded from school or who are frequent truants.Advertisement
In the libraries visited, this profile characterized some of the male unemployed library users aged 18-25 and school truants.
If your child persistently truants or fails to attend school regularly the Local Authority may decide on taking legal action to ensure their attendance.
Truants at secondary schools said they truanted because they were bored with school.
Date 1 Two fifteen year old Liverpool truants rediscover school and pin their hopes on a trip to the school summer camp.
Children who are truants are not anxious about school; they simply do not want to be there.Advertisement
The United States Department of Justice reports that 80 percent of those in prison were at one time truants.
The percent of juvenile offenders who started as truants is even higher, approaching 95 percent.
Most habitual truants eventually enter the juvenile court system.
As adults, habitual truants have more employment and marital problems and are jailed far more often than nontruants.
In addition, they have found habitual truants are more likely to belong to gangs and participate in violent crimes and assaults.Advertisement
To stop truants, the school must be able to provide parents with notification of their child's absence on the day the absence occurs.
Most state laws impose fines or jail terms on parents of truants.
The root causes of truancy are complex and varied and can include drug use, membership in a peer group of truants or gangs, lack of direction in education, poor academic performance, and violence at or near school.
Almost half of all truants live in single-parent households, usually headed by women.