Positive Ways to Deal with Truancy


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Choose which is the BEST definition of truancy.

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1. Which is considered the worst form of truancy?

2. How much does putting a student in detention cost per day?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you understand about dealing with truancy by answering these interactive quiz questions. Topics to be considered include a definition of truancy and truancy in its least favorable form.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Discover what you know about:

  • The cost of putting a student in detention per day
  • Positive approaches to getting a student to avoid truancy
  • A method for dealing with truancy that will result in positive effects in a community

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on dealing with truancy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to define truancy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how to ensure that students avoid truancy and ways that could become positive in the community

Additional Learning

Further learning on the subject is available via the lesson entitled Positive Ways to Deal with Truancy. You'll be taught about the following concepts:

  • Who should be involved with regard to stopping truancy in schools
  • State requirements for how often students should be attending class
  • What habitual truancy is
  • The definition of chronic absenteeism
  • A positive approach to dealing with truancy rather than detention