Alameda County Discourages Truancy By Holding Parents Accountable

CBS SF Bay Area, November 17, 2017
By Sharon Chin

More than 200,000 California elementary school students were truant last year, according to the State Attorney General’s report.

With that alarmingly high number accounting for ten percent of the students in Alameda County, officials have been taking a tough-love approach toward parents whose kids miss too many school days.

When children miss too much school, it’s the adults who are getting dragged to criminal court. Read More