Daily Archives: September 15, 2008

Judge Enforced Attendance

An article in The Boston Globe details how one school district is “expanding a program that requires the parents of chronically truant public school students to appear before a probate judge.” Apparently, the program cut unexscused absences from 1072 (September through January) to 87 (February through June). The judge has the power to require any of the following of parents and students: Continue reading