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City Places Locator Chips In Student Uniforms To Combat Truancy

AP | STAN LEHMAN | Posted 03.24.2012 | Latino Voices

SAO PAULO -- Grade-school students in a northeastern Brazilian city are using uniforms embedded with locator chips that help alert parents if they're ...

When Kids Cut Class, Could Mom And Dad Go To Jail?

Posted 10.04.2011 | Education

When students skip class, parents could be the ones punished -- as criminals. A new program in Marion County, Ind., which comprises 11 school distr...

Bill Proposes Parents Lose Driver's Licenses Over Children's Truancy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

In a nation replete with high school dropouts, educators and policy makers alike are searching for ways to keep kids in class. Michigan prosecutor Ky...