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Truancy Takes a Higher Toll on Black Families

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Truancy among Black students has far-ranging consequences, not just as a predictor for low academic achievement, but also for the long-term cost to American taxpayers, according to a new report by the Center of American Progress, a Washington, D.C.-based nonpartisan think tank. Blacks students are […]