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Truancy officers are officials whose job is to identify and engage youth who are absent from school. Upon identification of school-age students who are not in school during school hours, the officers may take a range of actions to attempt to enforce the student's attendance that may include written citations, parental engagement and/or delivering the absent students back to school.
- Has adoption of: Limited.
- For school type(s): Public
- For school size(s): Large
- For other education types: None.
- Advocates - Dropout Prevention
- Advocates - Educational Equity
- Advocates - Literacy
- Advocates - Year-Round School
- Associations - School Leaders
- Associations - Urban Education
- Constituent Groups - Parents and Parent Associations
- Constituent Groups - School Leaders (Principals, Deans, etc.)
- Elected Officials - Local School Boards
- Labor Unions - Faculty
- Labor Unions - Graduate and Research Assistants
- Labor Unions - Teachers
- Non-Profit Providers - After School Programs