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Students work at their desks in front of the empty desk. (credit: Rabih Moghrabi/AFP/Getty Images)

City Leaders Knocking On Doors To Find School Dropouts

This Saturday both the Dallas and Fort Worth Independent School District’s will have city and school leaders out knocking on the doors of possible middle and high school dropouts.

09/09/2011

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Local School Districts Paying Cash For Truancy Tips

A program to stop truancy in two North Texas school districts could be a moneymaker for some. Both Arlington and Mansfield are participating in the “You Earn, They Learn. Stop Truancy.” program.

08/22/2011