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KLRU AMERICAN GRADUATE

Truancy Starts Many on School-to-Prison Pipeline

  • Aired: 04/03/2015
  • 02:54
  • Rating: NR
In part two of our story about the push to decriminalize truancy in Texas, we hear again from State Senator John Whitmire, Meredith Shytles Parekh of Disability Rights Texas, Mary Mergler of Texas Appleseed, Travis County JP Judge Yvonne Williams, and Lydia De La Garza, Truancy Specialist for Manor ISD about how truant students are often at risk of incarceration later in life.
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Part two of our story about the push to decriminalize truancy in Texas.
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