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ERIC Number: ED426160
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Aug
Pages: 17
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Keeping Kids in School: Part of Your Communitywide Strategy To Reduce Substance Abuse and Crime. 1998 Monthly Action Kit.
Join Together, Boston, MA.
This guide suggests that truancy is not just a school problem but a community problem, and the whole community needs to come together to devise solutions. This monthly action kit provides tools to help communities combat truancy. It contains: (1) important facts about truancy; (2) some ideas on how to assess the local problem; (3) actions that can be taken in the community; (4) elements of a comprehensive strategy; (5) information on creating effective afterschool programs for youth; (6) six descriptions of programs in other communities; (7) tips from other community leaders; and (8) five resources for more information about truancy. (SLD)
Join Together, 441 Stuart Street, Seventh Floor, Boston, MA 02116; Tel: 617-437-1500; Fax: 617-437-9394; Web site:; e-mail: ($1).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Join Together, Boston, MA.