Thursday, June 23, 2011

Save truant youth before they get to court

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/opinion/2015408851_guest24bridge.html


(Excerpt) PLEASE READ FULL ARTICLE, SO important to us all.


EARLIER this month, the Washington Supreme Court reversed an appeals court ruling that truant students must be represented by attorneys at the earliest stage of truancy hearings.

Many of us from schools and courts would prefer that truant kids not end up in court in the first place......

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