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ERIC Number: EJ939883
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0034-5237
Finding Strategic Solutions to Reduce Truancy
Reid, Ken
Research in Education, v84 n1 p1-18 Nov 2010
This article focuses on recent developments to find strategic solutions to the problem of truancy. It considers issues related to defining truancy and why reducing truancy matters before considering what causes truancy. The article concentrates upon seven areas where further work is needed: the role of parents (and carers); early intervention, literacy and numeracy; the views of children and young people; the role of schools and the curriculum; inter-agency and multi-agency practice; the link with bullying; the law and sanctions. Thereafter, the implications of issues arising from these fields are considered, alongside the need for further research.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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