Simplified Chinese to Simplified Chinese Transcription Professional Tanya Zhang
Member since June 25, 2014
What are the consequences for truancy to a community?
Truancy threatens public safety by heightening gang activity and criminal behaviors such as car theft, burglary, vandalism, shoplifting, and graffiti. It has also been linked with higher rates of teen pregnancy and substance abuse. These effects lead to costly government interventions associated with health services, welfare, and incarceration.
What happens to a truant who is picked up by police?
If a truant is picked up by the police, they will be transported by the police to the student’s school; all uniformed law enforcement officers in DC are responsible for truancy enforcement.
SECTION 2: DC LAWS AND REGULATIONS
WHAT ARE DC’s LAWS AND REGULATIONS RELATED TO ABSENTEEISM AND TRUANCY?
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