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California's truancy problem: No child left alone

October 03, 2013|By Ted Rall
(Ted Rall / For The Times )

1 out of 4 California elementary school students was truant last year. School districts lost $1.4 billion in state education funding as a result. So now schools are rounding them up. Oh, and they need an education too.

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