Sentence Examples

  • In 1728 he ran away, the truancy being by his own account unintentional in the first instance, and due to the fact of the city gates being shut earlier than usual.
  • A truancy act (1908) provides that every child between the ages of 7 and 14 years living in a city of the first, second, third or fourth class must attend school regularly for the full term of said school.
  • Although education action zones have helped primary schools cut truancy, they have not had a significant impact on the secondary sector.
  • He states that in the case of persistent truancy, it is the system which is at fault, not the pupil.
  • It is a serious problem; too many parents actively collude and are involved in their children's truancy.

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