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Van Ry, Veronica L.; King, Dixie L. – ERS Spectrum, 1998
Describes a nationally recognized, federally funded truancy-reduction initiative in Kern County, California, that emphasizes daily school attendance via a collaborative effort of parental participation, school involvement, and casework management. A recent evaluation found that the program is working remarkably well to reduce truancy among K-8…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attendance, Drug Education, Elementary Secondary Education