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New Hampshire Parents Could Face Criminal Charges For Kids Playing Hooky

Posted 11.29.2012 | Education

When students play hooky in Rochester, N.H., their parents could be the ones getting a tarnished permanent record. Rochester police have announced ...

San Francisco Students Playing Hooky For Giants Parade Cost Schools Nearly $160,000

Posted 01.23.2014 | Education

San Francisco schools are paying a hefty price for last week's Giants World Series parade. Among the tens of thousands who showed up to honor the W...

Report: Bullying Not Direct Cause Of Truancy, Schools Can Support Victims

Posted 02.16.2012 | Education

School bullying does not directly cause more students to skip school, but challenges to the underlying social and emotional complexities exist, new re...