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Texas Truancy Complaint

Texas Can No Longer Send Kids To Jail For Missing School

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics

DALLAS (AP) -- A long-standing Texas law that has sent about 100,000 students a year to criminal court - and some to jail - for missing school is off ...

Christina Wilkie

Justice Department Investigates Texas Prosecution Of Children For Truancy

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Justice is investigating whether truancy courts in Dallas County, Texas, deny due process to juveniles charged with fa...

Joy Resmovits

'My School Is More Of A Prison To Me'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

Ashley Brown, a Dallas high school sophomore, missed four days of school after her grandmother died. Shortly after that, a teacher taking roll missed ...