Can Ohio’s Approach to School Truancy Succeed While Avoiding Justice System Contact?

Can Ohio’s Approach to School Truancy Succeed While Avoiding Justice System Contact?

Over the past several decades, researchers have studied and debated the complex pathway between school truancy, delinquency and involvement with the adult criminal justice system. While there is no direct link between school truancy and criminal behaviors, truancy is often a symptom of complex issues including concerns around violence, mental health, substance use in the home, and homelessness, in addition to other difficulties that are not easily addressed.

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Prisons Need ‘Child-Friendly’ Facilities for Incarcerated Parents: Study

Prisons Need ‘Child-Friendly’ Facilities for Incarcerated Parents: Study