Truancy Needs Early and Innovative Intervention


Skipping school – perhaps that makes you think of adventures with high school friends just to test your independence. Four of my high school pals skipped school one beautiful spring day and drove to a nearby mall. A DJ for a local radio station was in the midst of a live remote when he interviewed my friends about a new rock and roll group.

Unfortunately, my buddies did not consider that the radio might be playing in the principal’s office.

Unlike Ferris Bueller, my friends were caught in the act. The angry principal . . .

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