California Attorney General Kamala Harris
“When children in kindergarten through sixth grade miss school,
they fall behind and too many never catch up. The consequences for
California’s economy and public safety are very serious.”
- Bill Toledo, Lodi Unified School District child welfare and attendance coordinator
Truancy is a real hard beast to control, because there are so many factors.”
Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014 12:00 am
It’s 10:30 a.m., and a middle school student is still in bed in her affluent north Stockton neighborhood.
A female Stockton police officer clad in full gear, bangs on the bedroom door. “Get up. It’s time to go to school,” she says.
Or, use your
Saturday, March 22, 2014 12:00 am.